Namazlik

Namazlik

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Namazlik is a traditional of prayer carpet, on which a man, bending down knees, accomplishes obligatory moslem prayer.
The prayer mat is traditionally woven with a rectanglular design, made asymmetrical by the niche at the head end. Within the rectangle one usually finds images of Islamic symbols and architecture. Decorations not only are important but also have a deep sense of value in the design of the prayer rug.
For Tatar folk embroidery characteristically amazing multicolour. The impression of colour riches increases due to original asymmetry: the filaments of different colors are embroider the different halves of one sheet, different escapes on one branch.

 

Volume: 48 th.

Format: JPG

Size: 9,16 Mb

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