Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Vintage Uzbek Photos
This photo makes me dream up a movie of two sisters...
I'm planning in slow baby steps a trip to Uzbekistan.
The one on the left looks Cherokee:
I found these photos online... website long gone yet these photos remained somehow accessible.
I wonder why the women were photographed in pairs...
These are my real maternal aunts in Kabul circa 1973. My aunt Jamila redesigned the traditional ikat fabric (so famous now in fashion) into something more modern. For some reason as a little girl this photo scared me a little... (maybe its the tangle of colors):