Carpet Weaving

Some articles on carpet, weaving, carpet weaving, carpets:

Karabakh Carpet - History
... Carpet-weaving was historically a major traditional profession for the majority of the female population of Karabakh, including many Armenian families ... Prominent Karabakh carpet weavers there were men too ... The oldest extant Armenian carpet from the region, referred to as Artsakh during the Medieval era, is from the village of Banants (near Gandzak) and dates to ...
Iranian Women - Role in Economy
... In particular, the boycott affected the carpet industry ... Weaving is a common occupation for women, as it can be done inside the family home ... Carpet weaving was very common among women from rural areas ...
Azerbaijani Rug - History
... stock raising, metal working and ceramics, and last but not least carpet-weaving that date as far back as to the 2nd millennium BC ... archeological digging in Azerbaijan validate the antiquity of the carpet weaving traditions on this land ... The Gultapin excavations discovered carpet weaving tools which date back to the 4th-3rd millennium BC ...
National Symbols Of Azerbaijan - Unofficial Symbols
... Azerbaijani rug Carpet weaving is the most broadly spread classic type of handicraft in Azerbaijan ... Guba, Shirvan, Ganja, Qazakh, Garabakh and Baku are the main centers of carpet weaving in Azerbaijan ... Azerbaijani carpets are distinguished for their bright colors, with harmonizing intensive tints ...

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