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Atlas of Central Asian artistic crafts and trades. Vol. I. Uzbekistan

Era: Khakimov A.A., Akilova K., Kosakovskaya I., Alieva S., Alieva Z., Baratova Sh.;
Country: Uzbekistan;

Present publication is the first volume in a series devoted to the folk arts and crafts of the Central Asian communities. It reflects the history of development and the current state of the traditional artisanship in Uzbekistan. Its authors present such traditional crafts, as pottery, brass embossing, jewellery, wood and alabaster carving, wooden utensils production, mural painting, and others on the basis of ethnographic and archive materials. Particular attention was given to the production of the national music instruments, carpets, decoration materials, leather goods and knives. Publication also includes the detailed analysis of the decorative embroidery with gilded laces – one of the most striking examples of the folk art of Uzbekistan.

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