Shusha carpets

November 16, 2020
Shusha carpets

Shusha carpets are distinguished by the height of the pile, colorfulness, brightness of color, very thin, delicate weaving, especially in the weaving of large carpets, such as mesh carpets.

Most of the 1,500 types of dyeing factories in Azerbaijan were located in Karabakh, where they were used to dye the threads of woven carpets.

Large carpets were woven to decorate the large palaces and mansions that belonged to the khans.

The history of Shusha carpets dates back to the second half of the 18th century, after the founding of Shushi.

In the 19th century, Shusha ranked first in Karabakh in terms of the quantity and quality of woven carpets.

Carpet sets “Lampe”, “Goja”, “Bulud” and “Dast hali-gaba”, distinguished by their tenderness, grace and color, were woven here.

Carpets woven in many parts of Karabakh, including