Tashkent: Bogoslovskaya and Levteeva, 2006.
175 pp. 175 color plates 27 historical black and white photographs. 9 x 8.5 Hardback in New condition. Item #BOOKS006778I
"An introduction to the history and development of the cap as a form of national decorative and applied art. On the basis of pieces from the extensive collection of the State Museum of History of Uzbekistan and private collections, it describes the various forms and specific local variations, guiding the reader through the complicated evolutionary process of this element of Uzbek national costume, its substance and style. The book's illustrations exhibit different kinds of hats worn in the past and still worn today in various regions of Uzbekistan. This is the first such publication on the subject. It is intended for art historians, historians, ethnographers, students and teachers, and all readers in the history, culture, and way of life of the peoples of Uzbekistan." -Publisher Russian and English text.