Silk and Metallic Antique Uzbek Dress 47508
Size: 4 ft 3 in x 5 ft 1 in (1.3 m x 1.55 m)Print
A beautiful and culturally important artifact, this antique metallic and silk dress from Uzbekistan is truly a one of a kind work of art.
Silk and Metallic Antique Uzbek Dress, Country of Origin: Uzbekistan, Circa Date: 19th Century – Here is an intriguing and exciting piece – an antique silk and metallic antique Uzbek dress, woven in Uzbekistan. A fascinating example, this compelling work of art is a culturally important piece, its every stitch a testament to and record of the people who wove it. As unique as any comparable work, this antique dress from Uzbekistan is characterized by a beautiful pattern evocative of traditional Chinese design. Golden discs, stitched closely together, give the dress most of its personality. The small space left between the golden discs is colored an appealing dark shade of blue, and decorated with small square details. This pattern is found throughout the exterior of the dress, from the front and back to the sleeves. Meanwhile, the inner liner is quite the contrast; a vibrant pattern of pinks and oranges may be found throughout the liner, arranged in an intriguing tribal pattern. A beautiful and culturally important artifact, this antique metallic and silk Uzbek dress is truly a one of a kind work of art.