Check-Shura on the Folds of the Fergana Chapan. 1968
“Chiy” weaving technique, acrylic, synthetics and wool,
Technical execution of the Chiy technique on textile by master weaver Nina Petrosova
Collection of the author
Many towns in Central Asian Khanates were surrounded by suburb gardens that were created according to the special plan called “Chorbog”. They were built according to thoroughly developed projects, using sophisticated geometric and mathematical calculations. Each garden had its distinctive features; however, they were unified by the common style “Chorbog”, which connected the four cardinal points and the four elements. All of them had a shape of a square or a rectangle. To this day, the shape of the square is applied on crop fields, across which the main source of life, the water flow, undergoes.