Golden Pomegranate Suzani Shortboard Art Object

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Gary Linden x St. Frank
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Dimensions: 19" W X 5'10" H X 1.5" D

The board is made from polyurethane foam and fiberglass.

Avoid heat and prolonged and direct exposure to sunlight. When transporting your board, always use a board bag. If using your board for decor, please secure it to the wall adequately to prevent the board from falling.

Surfboards are made to order.

This item may be returned within 30 days of delivery. Due to the difficulty of packaging and shipping of surfboards, St. Frank will charge a fee for returning this item. Please contact us for further information.

Provenance

This surfboard brings together the quality of legendary shaper Gary Linden of Linden Surfboards and our iconic St. Frank Golden Pomegranate Suzani textile pattern. Gary Linden has been a surfer for over 50 years and has been shaping boards for almost as long. He is a founder of the Big Wave Tour and is the oldest active big wave surfer today. This collaboration combines the highest standards of a functional surfboard with artistic expression that can live on the water or your walls.

This archival print is of a suzani embroidery, which is a classic Central Asian textile characterized by flowers and meandering vines, made with a tambour hook. Though Uzbek stitched, the motif presented here is Turkish - a tree of life. Suzani tree of life designs represent three spheres: the roots spring from the underworld, the trunk rises through the terrestrial world, and the branches reach the heavens. These textiles are traditionally used as wall hangings or as a woman's marriage dowry, as the fruit designs are symbolic of fertility. The suzani's decorative embroidery is also thought to possess a protective element.