Uzbek dresses: distinctive features
Virtually every nation on earth can boast of its own attributes. These always include national dress, the style of which depended on the country's geographical location, economic component, and so forth. After a century national costume changing, but the general features remain unchanged. So, one of the most colorful and vibrant outfits in the world are Uzbek dresses. They can not be confused with other national dress, because there are certain elements which are exclusively women and girls of Uzbekistan.
It is noteworthy that the Uzbek national costume wonderfully combines the features of all the eastern clothes and at the same time has its own unique features. Despite the fact that over time the Uzbek dress mutate, they have retained in its present form the richness of the cultural heritage of the Eastern peoples and traces of the past that has its roots in antiquity.
The most basic feature of Uzbek national costume is a beautiful gold embroidery. Of course, these outfits were not commoners, and representatives of the wealthy classes and rulers. Recent gave similar suits approximate parties and comes back with the same gifts.
We were taken for embroidery materials such as velvet and silk. In the category of patterns dominated by floral motifs, and very rarely - geometric ornaments. With embroidery women decorated not only Uzbek dress, but also shoes, hats, and other apparel items.
The color scheme and materials
It is known that in every region of Uzbekistan their color preferences regarding clothing. But common to all citizens of one - Uzbeks "do not respect the" dark shades in apparel, as there is a belief that the dark suit is able to bring to the house of trouble. Decisions on color dress female people can judge the situation in the company of her husband. Wealthy men bought clothes for their wives purple or blue, and the wives of artisans dressed in Uzbek dress green tones.
The national costumes are different in that they sew from expensive fabrics:. Corduroy, velvet, silk, satin, etc. These materials have always been considered honorable, and they are especially loved by the rich representatives of the country. At the heart of clothes laid straight cut fabric which are the most "dark" villages do not even cut with scissors, and tore straight thread.
A traditional female attire
National clothes for the fair sex in Uzbekistan includes the dress, trousers, coat, shoes and hats. To this all added more ornaments of gold and silver. By tradition, the Uzbek ladies wear earrings called "Kashgar Boldak," as well as earring, cupolas, and the neck is decorated with a necklace of coins or coral beads. Since ancient times, beauties also used a forehead decoration to create a full image.
The most important element in the ladies' attire - an Uzbek dress pattern and its variants which are placed today on many websites. This dress is called "Ivan Kuylakov" and in its form resembles a modern tunic with long sleeves and floor length. Only at the beginning of the last century in the style of dress began to add variety. So, on the sleeves appeared cuffs and collar are made as small stands.
It is also an indispensable element of women's clothing are trousers that even girls wearing since childhood. They are quite wide at the top and gradually tapering towards the bottom, which are decorated with lace and tassels.
Outerwear for women and girls has more variations than men. Girls can wear a robe similar to men's caftan, long and fitted rumchu. And in some regions of Uzbekistan put mursak, which has similarities with the robe and tunic. In cut mursak sew with the smell and the warm lining for cold weather.
Nearly two centuries ago, the women's gowns became fashionable form-fitting sleeves that made shortened and narrowed. And later the popularity started to use the so-called tank tops (or Nimich).
scarf acts as a headdress, and often even two: one knotted forehead, and the other is used to cover the entire head.
National costume for men
If women wore traditional Uzbek dress with pants, the men - a shirt and pants, too. Boots were made of leather, and on his head wore a skullcap or turban. In another shirt called "Ivan Kuylakov", before it reached the length of the knees and below. Now fashion has changed and a shirt sew much shorter. The neck was performed in two variations. The first version had a vertical section, which pritachivali gate, and the second - in the zone of the collar made horizontal section, which reached to his shoulders.
Pants were made simply, without additional ornaments and decorations. Along the length they were to the ankles, and looked like trousers. We should also mention the male robe on his cut of the same for all, regardless of age and status. At various times of the year put the appropriate robes in summer wear thin summer, autumn - from the lining and can not do without warm cotton coats in winter. In each embodiment, there are small razrezik on the sides, to the clothes do not restrict movement. Belts special belt or sash, which acts as cotton or silk scarf. The décor speaks bright ribbons or matter other shades as well as fasteners - ties.
Headdress now Uzbek cotton skullcap is made in dark green, blue or black.
Recently, modern fashionistas interested in dresses from Uzbek satin or silk. And it is no wonder these fabrics are popular because of old Uzbek women sewed their clothes exclusively from natural materials. Atlas in this case is advantageous in that it gives a chic outfit and at the same time holds its shape perfectly, and natural silk does not cause skin irritations.
In addition, the fashion includes national Uzbek dress styles that speak of modesty and nobility of their owner. Also today in Uzbekistan is fashionable to wear national dress at a wedding celebration.