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)
Categories: Textiles