Description & Technical information
Shumakha is a small town in Azerbaïdjian about hundred kilometers west from Baku.The name was simplified by western dealers into Sumak and also is referring the weaving-technique used not only in that area but also in other countries. Then it stands for the technique, not the origin.
Date: Mid-20th century
Period: 20th century
Medium: warp and weft: wool, warp wrapping technique
Dimensions: 84 x 45 cm (33¹/₁₀ x 17⁷/₁₀ inches)
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