"Collioure" Antique Suzani and Silk Ikat Pillow

Larkin Lane Designs

Combining antique textiles from both Turkey (the embroidered suzani) and Uzbekistan (the silk ikat), our "Collioure" pillow is a stunning example of the beauty created along the Silk Road. Both sides of this pillow feature the hand-embroidered suzani and silk ikat, along with a beautiful silk tassel trim.

Down insert included. 19" x 12"

At Larkin Lane Designs, Lark selects each Suzani piece from the artisans themselves. It is an honor to support these talented artists and their cultural traditions!

"Suzani" is a term for embroidered textiles that originated hundreds of years ago in Central Asia. According to local custom, a suzani was started every time a girl was born. Each female family member would embroider a different panel of cloth with hand-spun silk. When the girl was of marrying age, all panels would be sewn together, and used as a dowry. With so many women participating in its creation, the suzani became a form of artistic expression and communication for women.

The legacy of the suzani has endured, yet evolved. While no longer used as dowry pieces, the exquisite textiles are still crafted as works of art. Each suzani available at Larkin Lane Designs is a hand-embroidered, one of a kind piece to treasure.

At Larkin Lane Designs, Lark hand selects each silk from the Turkish artisans themselves. It is an honor to support this centuries-old craft and bring it to the modern home!

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