Carpets of Azerbaijan.
belongs to the village of Derechichi, Kuba district. While the rug weavers call it "Alchagul Chichi",among the carpet
experts it is known as "Chichi". The carpets
manufactured in Nabur, Shemakha, Alchiman, Shirvan (where they were influenced by technological and artistic trends) are named "Shirvan Chichi". The composition of the center field is mainly filled by the elements "Alchagul Chichi ". These recurring elements form horizontal and vertical rows. The border stripe consists of various width stripes, including jag, medahil, zenjira. Their ornamental pattern is characterized by geometrical and vegetal motifs, most of them stylized and distinguished by high thickness and exquisiteness. The pliability of the design and emotional expressiveness of the form and color are intended to convey the joyous perception of life. The artistic effect is further intensified through rhythm, symmetry and a clearly expressed composition, all of them following a common harmony.