IRAN ART EXHIBITION: WHAT IS GOLABETOON DOOZI ART?
Golabetoon-doozi is one of the types of embroidery, also one of the best souvenirs and arts of Hormozgan that is known in other parts of Iran as Gol-doozi, Kam-doozi or Kameh-doozi, Kaman-doozi which is common in most parts of Iran and in Hormozgan province, especially the cities of Bandar Lengeh, Bandar Abbas and Minab is booming.
Embroidering with beautiful, embossed designs on fabrics and embellished with gold or silver ribbons is called Golabetoon-doozi and is commonly used to decorate women’s local clothing. Golabetoon was originally a type of gold that was made into a thin string. But now they no longer use gold for sewing, and instead replace it with Golabetoon yarn that has a metallic or white or colorful coating and is made into thin threads and sewn with hooks on the fabric, But still the golden pattern on the colored fabrics makes this art unique.
IRAN ART EXHIBITION: Today, we can still see these beautiful designs on southern women’s clothing, from slippers to women’s trousers, handbags, sleeves, curtain edges, wall hangings, collar borders and tablecloths, and it is also swen on cushions, rugs and covers of the Quran.
Golabetoon-doozi, as the most beautiful engraved souvenir of Bandar Abbas, despite the great effort in sewing it, is inexpensive, so it can be a good souvenir for friends and acquaintances.