195x100 cm antique orient nomad sumakh kilim Afghan Beloch kasak No-9
Very beautiful and unique pieces Nomads Belotsch Taimani Sumakh Kilim handmade in Afghanistan
Pile and warp hand-spun from pure mountain sheep's wool. And vegetable colors.
In best condition
Provenance: nomadic tribes of the Belotsch Northwest Afghanistan
Size: Approx. 195x100cm
Condition: 40 to 50 years
Warp: wool yarn, nature,
Pattern weft: handspun wool yarn
Colours: natural and vegetable colour
Weaving technique: Sumakh and carpet hand-knotted
Colors are not bright red like in the pictures, but darker.
A different weaving technique is used for the sumakh than for the slit kilim. With the so-called sumakh stitch, the weft thread, which leads to the formation of the pattern, is brought back on the left side and looped so that it returns to the surface and can be continued to form a pattern.
The fabric is given additional support by a firm, woolen weft thread.
Kilims served and still serve the nomads as floor coverings. They insulate against the cold and are also decorative pieces. Small pieces are the prayer rugs, also tent curtains, bags, cushions are made from it.
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*Due to photography and handwork, color variations may occur.