Analysis of the Continuance of Median Equestrian Cloths Aspects in Contemporary Kurdish Equestrians Aiming to Restore the Design and Sewing Technique

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Zahra Shamaizadeh
Mohammad Mirjalili
Salar Zohoori

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Medians were the only Aryan tribe that defeated the great Assyrian empire through relying on their unity, releasing many tribes and dynasties from the aggressive and offending Assyrians captivity situations. It can definitely be said that horse breeding and ranching were quite developed among them, farming was common in the outskirts, and they were well informed about metal working with bronze. The Kurds are among the old Iranian races, who according to many researchers are the successors of Medians. Relying on the results of the present study, with only a little change, Kurdish clothing can be said to be the same as Median clothing where in some cases, for instance, the height of the clothing is shortened and extended from the knees to the waist, or the form of the waist sash that is slightly changed nowadays from the Median shape to the sash shape; it should also be said that all the transformations have been towards a more convenience and more appropriate function. Thus, regarding the historical basis, convenience and agility, the considered design and sewing, the recognition, and the models can be effective in these outfits. Reconsidering and restoring Median and Kurdish equestrian clothing with traditional design and sewing can lead to increased exporting of these outfits and reducing the importation of these clothes. This study is an applied research and the data are obtained by field-library investigations.

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Shamaizadeh, Z., Mirjalili, M., & Zohoori, S. (2018). Analysis of the Continuance of Median Equestrian Cloths Aspects in Contemporary Kurdish Equestrians Aiming to Restore the Design and Sewing Technique. International Journal of Applied Arts Studies (IJAPAS), 2(4). Retrieved from http://ijapas.org/index.php/ijapas/article/view/177
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