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Olia Vintage Kilim Arakhchin

Olia Vintage Kilim Arakhchin

Regular price $80.00 USD
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History: Arakhchins generally went out of use in the early twentieth century, with the mass adoption of European-style dress in Armenia and in what is know considered the Republic of Azerbaijan.

An arakhchin could be worn alone or under other headdresses. Women used hairpins to secure their veils on the arakhchin. Women's arakhchis worn as early as the sixteenth century. By the eighteenth century, it was already one of the most widespread headgears. 

Material: Hand-made from a vintag kilim from the 1970s, with synthetic lining.

Artisan: Olia

Origin: Yerevan, Armenia

Dimensions: circumference 21.6", hight 3.5"

Garment Condition Chart

Vintage - Pieces that date as far back as the early 20th century

Very Good - Expected signs of wear, with consideration of the age, but no damage.

Good - Garment shows signs of wear, like small tears, or stains, but overall intact.

Fair - Piece of vintage that is most likely not wearable, but could serve as a fantastic inspiration piece.

Antique - Pieces that date back to the early 20th century, or older, therefor extremely rare and precious. All idiosyncrasies, including wear, mending, stains, and tears are part of the story of the fabric and overall art piece. 

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Care Instructions

We recommentd drycleaning, or hand-washing for all products.

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