What is the Kilim?
History of Kilim
Kilim is a tapestry rug The term "Kilim", Turkish derivation from the Persian “Gelīm”, designates carpets with woven faces, like tapestries, without knots forming fleece, produced in countries of the former Ottoman Empire, Iran and Azerbaijan .
IN AFEGANISTAN EVERY CARPET TELLS A TALE.
All the motifs present in Kilims rugs have meaning, the most used being elements related to motherhood and fertility, luck, and protection against the evil eye, wolves or other animals feared by the village where it was produced.
The ethnic representation of a country
Like carpets from other countries, Kilims of Afghan origin are unmistakably decorative pieces of ancient art that represent the ethnic origin of their origin. Afghan rugs are assembled mainly in northern and western Afghanistan, by various ethnic groups, but mainly by Turkmen who are dedicated to the production of these unique pieces, distinguished several times at international fairs that assess the authenticity and quality of this type of rugs.
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