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Kaitags are a rare form of embroidery from Kaitag, a Dargin inhabited region of Dagestan. There are only 600 known Kaitag pieces in the world. They were made for ceremonies such as births and weddings as a form of protection from the ‘evil eye’.

Kaitags are a rare form of embroidery from Kaitag, a Dargin inhabited region of Dagestan. There are only 600 known Kaitag pieces in the world. They were made for ceremonies such as births and weddings as a form of protection from the ‘evil eye’.

Kaitag . They are known for the unique type embroideries which they have produced, using silk threads on a hand woven cotton fabric. Designs appear to be derived from Ottoman sources and from motifs found on local tombstones.

Kaitags are a rare form of embroidery from Kaitag, a Dargin inhabited region of Dagestan. There are only 600 known Kaitag pieces in the world. They were made for ceremonies such as births and weddings as a form of protection from the ‘evil eye’.

Kaitags are a rare form of embroidery from Kaitag, a Dargin inhabited region of Dagestan. There are only 600 known Kaitag pieces in the world. They were made for ceremonies such as births and weddings as a form of protection from the ‘evil eye’.

Kaitags are a rare form of embroidery from Kaitag, a Dargin inhabited region of Dagestan. There are only 600 known Kaitag pieces in the world. They were made for ceremonies such as births and weddings as a form of protection from the ‘evil eye’.

Kanga Patterns - Kanga is a piece of printed cotton fabric worn by women and men throughout eastern and central Africa. A colourful garment, one of the Kanga's longer edges often features messages or quotations written in KiSwahili and sometimes in Arabic.