Uzbek old traditional cape dress with face veil, Central Asia. Ethnic textiles.
"Chyrpy", turkoman women’s head-robe, traditional costume, 19th century, silk embrodiery on cotton cloth. Nomads ethnic textiles, Central Asia.
This incredible embroidered silk nightcap was worn by an Englishman in the middle of the 16th century. According to the Smithsonian’s Object A Day blog, it was worn at home informally, but not to bed. What a spectacular thing.
Uzbek Hat, handmade silk embroidery, Samarkand region, circa 1930s. Uzbekistan, Central Asia.
Uzbekistan, Central Asia. Samarkand city. This is a scan from 1996 photo.
Dyeing process…ethnic textiles, Uzbekistan, Margilan city, 1931, Central Asia.