The national costume of the Samarkand women at the end of the 19th – 20th cc.
Traditional clothing is one independent Uzbekistan population national traits.National costumes are very bright, beautiful, comfortable, part of rich cultural traditions, people life way.
At the twentieth century beginning, women costume, “Duppy” skullcaps embroidered with silk or ocher thread appear. Previously, skullcaps were an only men’s suit attribute. Inspection of samples of national clothing is a mandatory item during a trip to Bukhara. „Duppy“served as talisman, ornament, respect symbol and person business card, by which it was possible find out where he came from.
Women’s Bukhara outfits were made up luxurious silk fabrics, gold jewelry. Bukhara was gold needlework/ ikat production centre.
Bathrobe in the East – landmark subject. A chapan as respect gift symbol, chapans exchange – male friendship pledge.
On holidays, decorative sewing occupies a special place in clothing design. Embroidery was given an important place during wedding ceremony. In Uzbek embroidery color art plays main role. Many works affect viewers by designing details on large, completely embroidered ornamental figures.
Every tourist and guest who arrived here, returning, strive leave memory of acquaintance with new country/ its people. Gift made national craftsman hands or craftsman will vividly recall contact with history, state culture. It is known that many private collections basis of art works were souvenirs collections purchased during trips. Trip leaves magnificent sights memorable impressions, which are included UNESCO World Heritage List.