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Festival ensemble

Description: Uzbekistan festival ensemble. a) Caftan/Dress of silk ikat. Full-length, very slight A-line, long sleeves. Shaped neckline. Body of caftan/dress of silk ikat in pattern of rectangular blocks of purple, white, yellow, and reddish-black with central ikat patterns of green, black, yellow, and pinkish, with white "eyes". Neckline is edged with band of rhinestones following the scrolling shapes, and continuing down to and across bust. Within band are small areas of "cutouts" backed with fine white mesh. Cuffs with scalloped edges and decorative stitching following edges. Unlined. No labels in garment. b) Coat of complimentary ikat. Full-length, sleeveless, center-front opening with no closure. Edges of neckline, center-front opening, hem, and deep side-slits are all edged with heavy yellow embroidered applique of scrolling bands with "strawberry-leaf" shapes, with yellow mesh backed openwork on leaves, tubular beads along the scrolling bands, and iridescent flower-shaped sequins accenting the edges. Unlined. The ikat pattern is same as dress, but predominantly in greens, blues, yellows, and white rather than reds and purple. No labels in coat. C) Hat. Square, box-form hat of stiffened dark brown(?) velvet almost totally covered in heavy gold metallic thread embroidery and with fine gold bugle beads and gold sequins. From top edge of crown is fringe of long bead strands of gold bugle beads ending in gold teardrop beads. Fringe is longer at sides and back, short in front. Lined in printed cotton, red with floral and white with floral. Whole interior is "shellacked" with glue to stiffen. 6 1/4" square x 3" high, not counting fringe.
Date: 1970/2000
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Necklace - Uzbekistan - Surxondaryo Province - Boysun Peoples Festival Outfit

Description: Necklace of openwork beading. Wide straps with diamond shapes of yellow/orange with inner sections of blues and yellows against grounds of green, red, blue, and orange. Large central section formed as a white beaded diamond shape containing concentric diamonds of green and red. Blue beaded fringe at bottom ending in red and white "flowerheads"
Date: 1975/2000
Creator: Boysun Peoples
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Necklace - Uzbekistan - Surxondaryo Province - Boysun Peoples Festival Outfit

Description: Bead Necklace. "Bib" style, with wide main portion of latticed clear beads overlaid with a field of shell/mother of pearl buttons. Vertical strands of beads along top, attaching to choker band with button clasp. The bib has a lower band of white, black, etc. openwork beading, then strands of beaded fringe in clear, green, yellow, blue, black, red, etc.
Date: 1975/2000
Creator: Boysun Peoples
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Necklace - Uzbekistan - Surxondaryo Province - Boysun Peoples Festival Outfit

Description: Bead Necklace. "choker" style bead necklace composed of sections of orange and black horizontal strands interspersed with diamond-shaped motifs of white, orange, green, yellow, and reddish brown. Below the main section is a "fringe, consisting of white beads forming a narrow net, then bands of red and orange, then fringe of blue, yellow, black, white, red, green, and ending in shells, glass beads, etc. Large circular button clasp.
Date: 1975/2000
Creator: Boysun Peoples
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Tubeteika hat

Description: Traditional Uzbek tubeteika style skull cap of royal blue cotton cloth with all-over embroidery of black ground and floral motifs in green, red, violet, white, and gold. Embroidered band of green around edge with red curves. Measurements: 8 ½" diameter x 2 ½" high.
Date: 1975/1999
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Tubeteika hat

Description: Traditional Uzbekistan tubeteika style skull cap of cotton cloth with all-over embroidery with forest green ground with lighter green, red, white, gold, black floral motifs. Embroidered band around edge of black with red shapes. Lined in royal blue cotton. 8 ½" diameter x ca. 2 ½" high.
Date: 1975/1999
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Tubeteika hat

Description: Hat from a festival outfit of the Boysun Tribe, Surxondaryo (Surkhandarya) Province, southern Uzbekistan. Tubeteika/duppi style skull cap of embroidered cotton with domed crown totally covered in geometric and stylized embroidery forms in green, orange, brown, pink, white, blue/purple, etc. Measurements: 8 cm. high; 18 cm. diameter
Date: 1975/1999
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wedding ensemble

Description: Uzbekistan Wedding ensemble a) Pants - ikat in diagonal stripes, white, pinks, purples, etc. and with green upper panels b) Dress - matching ikat, no green panels c) Coat - Purple, embroidery, floral edging d) Veil- white, embroidered, beads, etc. f) Face shield of matching silk ikat covered cardboard with gold fringe along bottom edges. Machine embroidered in yellow lotus(?) flowers with gold bugle bead centers. E) Headpiece. Ornate headpiece of cardboard in the kokoshnik style. Large, triangular panel is covered in gold couched metallic cording with beaded rosettes and sequin backgrounds. Lower edge with fringe of gold beads ending in gold teardrop beads. Upper edge with multicolored row of feathers. Elastic strap across back holding it into shape, and to secure to wearer's head.
Date: 1970/2000
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
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