Sumakh

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Sumakh

 

a one-sided napless carpet with designs consisting mainly of large medallions covered with small geometric, plant, and animal motifs. The sumakh is a typical example of the folk art of the Azerbaijan SSR.

REFERENCE

Kerimov, L. Azerbaidzhanskii kover. Baku-Leningrad [1961].
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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