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traditional kazakh embroideries.

Traditional Kazakh embroidery design

Kazakh Embroidery

kazakh embroidery

Kazakh textiles

Kazakh embroidery illustration

Kazakh embroidery

Traditional Kantha Embroidery

Kazakh traditional dress.

Winter Olympics Sochi 2014 Opening Ceremony Outfits: Kazakhstan's flag-bearer wore a traditional Kazakh outfit, with beautiful embroidery and filigreed boots.

Kazakh traditional wedding costumes

Close up of Kazakh embroidered bedhanging

Turkısh traditional handmade needlework, Period; Ottoman.


Khamsa hand, embroidered in white. From Aysa store, hand-embroidered in the traditional Chikkankari style by the women of Jais village, in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Kazakh Hat

Kazakh Hat

Although these are designs for redwork embroidery; I can't see why these Russian dolls couldn't be used for creating a painting (on canvas, wood or paper), of singles or multiples, in traditional colours, then frame and hang the end result!


Mexican Embroidery Oaxaca, via Flickr.