FERGHANA VALLEY HAT “GULNOZ” (ATHSC-160)

Uzbekistan, c.1970s


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21.5” circumference x 6.5” diameter x 2.5” high

Silk hand-embroidery (tiny cross-stitches called“iroki”)

Black silk velvet trim

Cotton lining – printed with a children’s pattern of bunnies and bears

Very good condition – lining fabric has damage

Illustrated in SILK and COTTON, page 143

 

This girl’s hat is embroidered with a type of fine cross-stitch called “iroki”. It resembles petit point in appearance and covers the entire surface of the hat.

The Cyrillic letters spell out the girl’s name “GULNOZ” which means “Blooming”. Two small birds of happiness flank each of the flower heads.

If you are interested in this hat and would like more information please contact Susan Meller.

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Price: $50.00
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