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Archive of Blog: February 2018

Kyrgyz National clothing
Published: 22 february 2018

  The main emphasis in the creation of Kyrgyz National clothing is the heat preserving. Winter clothing was made on the basis of cotton, furs of wild animals and felt. It is known that the Kyrgyz people have worked on the land since ancient times, but the most of them led nomadic life, so the traditional Kyrgyz clothing is inherent features of nomad’s clothing.   Outdoor clothes is mainly was made of wool pets, but the most popular clothing was made of raccoon, sable and fox skin. There was a difference between ordinary people and rich people. Clothing of poor people was made from calico, while the clothing of rich people was made from silk, velvet and brocade.   The traditional men’s costume consisted of shirt (koynek) and trousers (shym). The shirt “zhegde” was sewn from calico; the length was below the knee. Men began to wear this type of clothin...

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