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Master classes on carpet weaving held in Makhachkala

26 April 2018 13:44 Posted in:  CULTURE
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Makhachkala, April 26, 2018. On April 25, in Makhachkala, the specialists of the Republican House of Folk Art of the Ministry of Culture RD conducted a series of master classes on the technique for manufacturing art felt and Kubachi gold embroidery.
As to the press service of the Russian National University of Science and Technology, the seminars were held within the framework of the arts and crafts preserving project.

One of the master class tutors Izayat Mejidova made a presentation on the features of carpet weaving. Mejidova demonstrated the works executed in different techniques. The seminar listeners were shown the illustrations with the peculiarities of the creative process related to the art of carpet weaving. The practical part of the seminar featured information on the gold embroidery technique.

Note, there are more than 2 thousand highly skilled women are engaged in manufacture of carpets in remote mountainous villages of Dagestan.

"The skill of carpet weavers in Dagestan is considered to be one of the leading in the world. The best examples with the geometric images of ancient symbols, adorn the museums in Europe, Asia, and America. Nowadays, despite economic difficulties, the carpet weaving in Dagestan is still one of the most widespread types of traditional folk art. This popular form of art has been passing down from generation to generation for centuries. Its patterns and colors were close and understandable to everyone", - Mejidova noted.

The organizers of the event intend to hold similar master classes on traditional arts and crafts of the peoples of Dagestan on an ongoing basis.



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