Serbian traditional costumes on display in Baku [PHOTO]


By Laman Ismayilova

Bright and colorful, traditional costumes are an integral part of Serbian culture.

With elegance and ease, they can come in a variety of shapes and an impressive number of colors.

The National Carpet Museum of Azerbaijan presented 64 stunning traditional costumes from the collection of the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade, reports Azernews.

The National Carpet Museum has been cooperating with the Serbian Museum for a long time.

Since 2016, many joint projects have been implemented within this partnership.

The Dress to Impress: Exhibition of the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade exhibition is another project aimed at strengthening bilateral cooperation.

The exhibition was co-organized by the Ministries of Culture of Azerbaijan and Serbia, the National Carpet Museum of Azerbaijan and the Ethnographic Museum of Belgrade with the support of the Serbian Embassy in Azerbaijan to mark the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and Serbia.

Serbian traditional costumes

The exhibition draws attention to the traditional costumes related to the 19th and 20th centuries worn in the Balkan Peninsula and the Pannonian Basin and reflects the cultural heritage of the Serbian people and their past way of life.

The rich artistic design and colorful floral patterns of the exhibits, mainly vests and jackets, symbolize the developed agriculture and the fertile lands of the Middle Danube.

The garments feature decorative urban and rural daily and festive wear designed with harmonious patterns, colors, cuts and shapes.

Eye-catching traditional costumes could not go unnoticed and capture the hearts of viewers.

At the same time, visitors to the Carpet Museum organized traditional Serbian embroidery workshops for adults and children, which will appeal to many art lovers. These include coloring schemes for embroidery, embroidery with a gaitan (rope) on felt and cross stitch.

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