One of the elegant kinds of artistic handicraft art of Uzbekistan is gold embroidery that was developed in the
city of Bukhara. In XIX century, chapans, boots and turbans with gold embroidery were manufactured only for
Emir of Bukhara and his officials.
Known to the whole world, artistic panels "Pakhta", "Kitoba", "Bayram", "Ulduz", "Guri Amir", "Ismoil
Somoniy makbarasi", "Anor", "Islimi", which were created on the basis of projects of the most famous master
of Bukhara factory of gold-embroidery R. Mirzaev, P. Khakimov, G. Makhmudov, N. Aminov, N. Sultanov,
M. Akhmedova, M. Temurova, V. Stolyarov, Kh. Khamroev, N. Nam are kept in depository of the museum.
These items were demonstrated at exhibition in many countries and were rewarded with gold, silver medals
and with diplomas of highest degree.
It is appropriate to mention here that in 1960 national artists of Uzbekistan V. Stolyarov, N. Aminov,
M. Akhmedova were working on panel "Ulduz" (sometimes called girikh) for two years. The dimensions of this
panel is 445 x 445. 45 people that were working in three shifts wove this panel in the course of 8 months.
This panel is considered as one of the most unique exhibits of the museum.
In total, there are 500 gold embroideries kept in the museum. They could be divided into three groups:
thematic artistic panels of big sizes; clothing - chapans, jackets, tyubeteikas, and belts; footwear -
slippers, shoes; pillow cases, small bags, purses, covers for teapot, glasses and also the album of different
works of gold embroidery created by N. Amimov, V. Nam.