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Dress from Tajikistan and Uzbekistan

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 5 : Central and Southwest Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Geographically, the Central Asian region is generally very dry, with two large river systems, the Amu Dar’ya and Syr Dar’ya, which flow westward from the mountains of Tajikistan across Uzbekistan and empty into the Aral Sea. Occasional...

Tradition in fashion: Golden embroidery and the crafting of heritage in Bukhara

Fashion and Materiality : Cultural Practices in Global Contexts

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...The golden embroidery production of Bukhara, one of the largest ancient cities in Uzbekistan, has historically played an important role in the economic, political, social, and private life of Central Asian society. The material culture...

History of West Turkistan and Its Influence on the Dress of South Central Asia

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 5 : Central and Southwest Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...West Turkistan is the name traditionally given to the lands that stretch east of the Caspian Sea and north of modern Iran and Afghanistan. To the east, it is bordered by the rising peaks of the Altai and Karakoram mountains, which mark...

Uzbek Textiles

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 5 : Central and Southwest Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...After the creation of the independent republic of Uzbekistan in 1991, Uzbek textiles, with their brilliant color combinations and decorative exuberance, drew much interest from the international community and fashion experts. Silk wall...