Suzani Fabric

Continuing on the ethnic vibe today I feel like sharing my love for Suzani fabrics. 

Suzani a type of embroidered and decorative tribal textile made in Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and other Central Asian countries. Suzani is from the Persian Suzan which means needle and in Iranian Suzankāri translates to needlework.

Suzanis usually have a cotton fabric base, which is embroidered in silk or cotton threads, it's often made in two or more pieces, that are then stitched together.

Popular design motifs include sun and moon disks, flowers (especially tulips, carnations, and irises), leaves and vines, fruits (especially pomegranates), and occasional fish and birds.

Suzanis were traditionally made by Central Asian brides as part of their dowry, and were presented to the groom on the wedding day. 


I love suzani accents in interior decor, specially upholstered furniture like chairs, banquettes, headboardS or cushions.

I love those little suzani stools:

Here a some interior inspiration with suzani accents, it's a striking embroidered fabric that goes well with any style interior, like this rustic like interior:


Suzani accent on a spanish hacienda 

Suzani accent on a modern asian styled interior

Suzani accent on a Contemporary styled interior

Suzani accent on a industrial styled interior

Suzani accent on a ethnic morrocan styled interior

 Suzani accent on a cozy and comfy styled bedroom by Jonathan Adler

Suzani accent on a cozy and comfy living room

Suzani accent on a pet friendly seating area

Suzani accent on luxurious neo renaissance style interior

Suzani accent on a comfy eco-friendly family room

This is one of my favorite motif, it's a Tashkent embroidery witch consists of dark-red circles with a star in the center, or a circle with flowers, and a large amount of blank background space

Another one of my favorites is this Emily Walker design (she is a designer at Canadian House & Home) and I loves he use of Donghia’s suzani as artwork. 
She framed the fabric to hang above her sofa and I think it's a great idea!

I love the traditional suzani but I am also very found of new interpretation like this jacquard by Donghia.

This jacquard textile called suzani is Donghia's interpretation of an antique and tribal textile. The design captures this honored art in a spectacular woven pattern. Unexpected and updated colors make Suzani an excellent choice for colorful accents or dramatic statements. 

Here a other examples using the Donghia suzani textile.

 I love this Doghia suzani upholstered headboard :)



  1. I love, love, love everything you posted on here. Do you know where I can purchase any of these? Thank you :)

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  2. This is amazing decoration...I love this... The suzani embroidery are looking very attractive. Thanks for the FANTASTIC post! This information is really good and thanks a ton for sharing

  3. I had come to visit Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and other Central Asian countries for the Suzani embroidered fabrics. I like very much the Suzani accents in interior decor like headboardS or cushions, chairs and banquettes. These items increase the smartness of a living room. All of the little suzani stools are really very nice to look at. The traditional suzani is really our proud.


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