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Transcaucasian carpets


Carpet Kasim wing is professional and general public rank, or the so-called Karabakh carpets, from the Transcaucasus. Nagorno-Karabakh is a mountainous area, which is located near the West Azerbaijan of Armenian border. The different types of carpets karabašských called the village, from which originated. Like other Karabakh carpets and Kasim wing feature bright colors, are typical Karabakh floral edgings and large geometric patterns in the central field. Carpet Kasim wing, which is depicted on the stamp, from the 19th century.

?elaberd carpet pattern is the most tied in Karabakh. With this we can see the carpet and under its old name – Eagle Kazak. Based on earlier interpretations of the main theme, the great medieval paprs?itého medallion, a two-headed eagle. Oldest carpets of this type have a close square format, only the dominant medallion and an extremely impressive bright colors. Within this small group is one of the carpet that is depicted on the stamp.

Title: Transcaucasian carpets
Date of Issue: 14 April 2010
Country: Czech Republic
Denominations: CZK 21, CZK 24

Source: www.cpost.cz

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