Spruce Blue Ribbon Suzani Sublime Framed Print

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Uzbekistan
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Bring our signature Spruce Blue Ribbon Suzani motif to your walls with this archival print. Each piece is digitally printed onto museum quality paper and subtly blind embossed with our monogram in the bottom right hand corner. Encased in a modern lucite frame.

DETAILS:
Material: Printed on archival paper that is float-mounted on natural linen; Lucite frame
Orientation: Can be hung either vertically or horizontally
Made In: USA

DIMENSIONS:
44.5" W x 44.5" H

Please note that as unique, handmade art, no two pieces are ever exactly the same and color varies across monitors. Our website photos are a close representation of this work, but may not be identical to the piece you receive.

Polishing

Surface gloss can be maintained by using a soft cloth and specialty plastic cleaner or polish, following cleaning fluid container instructions.

Cleaning

Begin by gently blowing away any loose dust or dirt from the lucite surface. Using a mild soap solution or a plastic cleaner and a non-abrasive lint-free cloth, wipe the surface using light pressure. To remove grease, oil, or tar deposits use hexane or kerosene followed by a soap solution.

Removing Scratches

Fine scratches may be removed by hand polishing with a plastic polish scratch remover. Remove all residue and polish with a soft cloth.

Framed prints are custom framed once they are ordered. Allow 8-12 weeks for framing and delivery. Expedited options may be available by emailing service@stfrank.com.

Shipping costs outside the continental US are calculated at checkout.

This item is made to order and cannot be canceled, returned, or exchanged.

Provenance

This print is a replica of a vintage piece from Uzbekistan was handmade in the traditional suzani embroidery technique and consists of delicate silk embroidery on a silk-cotton blend backing. Suzani, which is embroidered with a tambour hook, is a classic Central Asian textile characterized by flowers and meandering vines. A specialist known as a chizmachi draws out the suzani pattern, then each fabric strip is given to an embroiderer, and finally the finished pieces are sewn back together. The result is a grand work created by several hands, producing charming irregularities and subtle mismatches that balance out the precision of the stitch. The flower designs seen here are symbolic of fertility and fruitfulness. These textiles are traditionally used as wall hangings or as a woman's marriage dowry. The suzani's decorative embroidery is also thought to possess a protective element.