See where we found it!

See where we found it!

The five trading domes of Bukhara, built in the 16th century, were originally named for the products sold in the domes. For example, "Taki-Telpak Furushon" was the dome that sold hats and translates to "the dome where any kind of hat can be found." Today each dome is home to vendors of a variety of craft and are usually referred to by numbers.

Kyrgyz Yurt Tapestry

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Destination: Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Oh, to be at home wherever you roam! We purchased this brightly colored tapestry in Bukhara, but we were told that it comes from the region where Uzbekistan meets Kyrgyzstan, where it was probably used to decorate the inside of a yurt. Round, portable dwellings that can be packed up on the back of a camel and re-assembled in around two hours, yurts have been used by the nomads of the Central Asian steppes for thousands of years.


Yurts are, to put it simply, a genius idea. First described by Greek historian Herodotus circa the 5th century BC, they’ve not only lasted up until the present, their influence has actually spread and today you can... Read More

Details and Dimensions

5.5 ft L, 1.7 ft W

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