Several samples of Kulyab and Vose Suzane have a floral composition. The milled, multicolored patterns give these compositions grace. The ornamental design of compositions associated with plant patterns.
The most common compositions with two large are floral rosettes. Between the outlets located twigs or flowers. In some samples Suzane located on the individual flowers or bushes. Compositions closes the wide elegant border. Floral patterns, bushes, bouquets, different in shape and color, form the basis of compositions.
Most embroideries are built on the contrast between the background and the pattern. Background if color, usually red, yellow, purple, black. Ton threads have clean shades and are used in various combinations: red with black, white, yellow, yellow – with burgundy, purple, blue. However, the primary colors of embroidered compositions are different shades of red, white and yellow.




Within the project framework “Saving our Heritage – saving ourselves” in NABWT was organized a working group for conducting of researches, as a part of the team was a project manager Nigora Davlatova, project assistant Firuza Mahmudova and art consultant of the project, professor of art Naim Khakimov – executive director of the Center for Arts and Education Programs of Sughd Region “Sughd”.
The study was conducted at the beginning of April this year in the city of Kulyab and Vose district, Khatlon region, Khorog, and Darvoz Vanj Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region. As a result of this meeting, it was revealed that the art of embroidery of suzane in Khorog is not developed. Nevertheless, in Khorog there is an NGO “Hayot”, which trains young girls to various crafts such as embroidery Suzane with features of different regions. In Khorog there are much wool products: dzhuraby (wool socks), skullcap, Taksar (pillowcases), which are very close to technology of Suzane Embroidery.
The main distinguishing feature of the Pamir “Jurabov” – is mated with a lot of colorful characters. They managed to keep the pattern in the symbolism of the ancient Aryans: the cross, sun and even the swastika, which was called the Pamirs “gandunai Hurshed.” Juraby serve and as shoes. With them they perform on stage and dance at weddings. In Pamir they will sew a sole. Warm wool protects from frost and protects feet from the disease. Thus Juraby warm, guard, always and everywhere recalling Pamirians.




Vanj Suzane is a classical composition – the large central rosette flanked by wide branch around a small circle and four outlets in the corners of the field. On the wide border positioned vegetable ornamental motifs. Various plot motives – the image of the bushes and flowers arranged around a large outlet.
About a variety of compositional solutions of Vanj masters, Suzane shows on a red background with a large rosette in the square in the center and small squares ornamented. Evenly spaced squares are the same size, the internal development of ornamental squares framed fine ornamental pattern geometric nature, yellow, white, black. Embroidery somewhat reminiscent of the architectural pattern.




Suzane Ornaments of Darvaz, Vanj diverse, they are composed of writhing shoots, various outlets, round, shaped and sewn entirely openwork. Ornament in the form of a round socket has a special distribution.
For large decorative embroideries of Daraz and Vanj typical compositions are compiled on the basis of the two sockets, which have different development, which is related to the density of the overall decor. The internal field is shared by several outlets concentric circles.




Suzane of Istaravshan. Large decorative embroidery of Istravshan is different with monumentality as a separate form of patterns, so as the composition in total. In Istaravshan there are two types of Suzane: vintage fine ornaments, embroidered solid tight seam and modern with a large pattern. For large decorative embroideries most characteristic compositions are composed from numerous outlets, which have different development, which is related to the density of the overall decor. The internal field is shared by several outlets concentric circles. An important role is played in the compositions of color combinations: white with orange, brown with pale pink, gray with blue, pink and blue.