An exhibition of unique patterns on vintage scarves opened in Dagestan

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Exhibition of unique drawings with patterned vintage scarves art historian Jamila Dagirova «Golmedo — kerchiefs» was opened in Derbent, the press service of the regional Ministry of culture.

«Collection of shawls presented at the exhibition were created Dagestani, Azerbaijani and Central Asian masters. The exhibition presents about 30 works, whose age from 30 to 50 years. Many of these shawls have been provided by the exhibition ordinary residents of the Republic, at which they were stored. The exhibition provides an opportunity not only to admire the beauty of the patterns, but also to know the history and etymology of the characters, improving the drawings of headscarves, their religious significance», — said the press service of the Ministry.

The press service said that in the framework of the exhibition for everyone is a master class on technologies of creation of «Golmedo — kalaga», which for centuries was held by masters in secret. Specifically for this master class in the restoration workshop of the National Museum of Dagestan, was made authentic wooden print exactly reproducing the drawings from old handkerchiefs.