Antique suzani textiles from Uzbekistan are the artist’s inspiration for these gold-tone embroidered pillows. The best examples of suzani, a word that comes from the Persian for needle, were made in the early 19th century by women from prosperous Tajik families, usually by a bride as part of her dowry. These pillows are made in Rajasthan, India, a region that shares Uzbekistan’s Mughal influence, and will be at home in a bedroom or living room alike.
Embroidered in Rajasthan, India. 100% cotton cover with poly filling. Pillow: 18" square. Bolster: 19"L x 8"W.
Inspired by the Kashmiri style of embroidery known
as kashida, artisans in the state of Uttar Pradesh embroider these cotton pillows with dense floral patterns using richly hued turquoise wool. In traditional Indian households, hand-embroidered cushions are used for decoration ...