Man from Buxoro (Buchara), Uzbekistan

Traditional Buxoro Uzbekistan costume. Buchara Muslim dress.

Man from Buxoro Uzbekistan

Costume of a Man from Buxoro (Buchara), Uzbekistan 19th c..

From the book by Burnes, Alexander. Travels into Bokhara: containing the narrative of a voyage on the Indus from the sea to Lahore, … and an account of a journey from India to Cabool, Tartary and Persia; performed by order of the supreme government of India, in the years 1831. London, 1835.

Note:  A Bukharian of Siberia. Russia folk dress.

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