Decorative panel. Tadjiks, Uzbeks. Bukhara. Late 19th - earlyy 20th century
Bukhara and Sharisabz from ancient times were considered as the golden embroidery center. First of all the produced goods were intended to Emir's court and ambassadorial gifts for the rulers of other countries. Embroiders worked on robes, headdresses, shoes, belts, horse trappings, decorative panels, curtains and coverlets with golden and silver threads. Refined and heavy ornament with striking combinations of colors Bukhara embroidery rivaled with well-known fabrics from Byzantine and Iran and was highly valued in East.