Fine Uzbek Lakai tribe silk embroidered 'segusha' purse
Fine Uzbek Lakai tribe silk embroidered 'segusha' purse.
Embroidered in silk using needlepoint technique with silk tassels and antique beads. In some cases the beads are older than the textile and are a particularly attractive feature of this segusha. They are made of glass, coral and tortoise stone beads.
This item has rare pairs of eagle pattern and diamond design in each side. The top silk tassels are bound with silver metallic thread and the strands of each tassel end with a small yellow and green glass bead. The back is lined with old Uzbek trade cloth.
Size: 20cm x 11cm ( 8ins x 4.5ins )
Size: 20 x 1537 cm
Date: circa 1880
Condition: Good some ware at corners