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Last updated: 13 Jan 2017

Uzbek Printed Cloth

Making printed cloth was very popular among the peoples who inhabited the region of present Uzbekistan. Printed table-cloths, curtains, bed-spreads, shawls, high-quality cloth for women's garments, various coverlets (including horse-cloth), and even funeral cerements and other piece and metrical printed articles performed a utilitarian function and served as a daily-round ornament.

Traditional Uzbek Printed Cloth
Traditional Uzbek Printed Cloth

Bukhara and adjacent villages were famed for making things of this kind. Beautiful articles were also made in Urgut, Shakhrisabz, Samarkand, Katta-Kurgan, Ferghana and Tashkent.
Variety of Forms and Colors
Variety of Forms and Colors

Natural Dyes
Natural Dyes

Excellent decoration of a wall or table
Excellent decoration of a wall or table

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