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Afshar rug with alternately facing boteh motifs in a dark brown (undyed black sheep wool) field

Code: AF03

Size: 125x169cm (175cm including the kilim ends)

Size (ft): 4'1"x5'6" (5'8" feet including the kilim ends)

Area: 2.18 m2

Density: 160 000 knots per square meter, totally ~340 000 knots

Colors: dark brown, red, light green, yellow, medium blue, maroon, aubergine, light brown, cinnamon, navy blue, medium green.

Dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks, onion skins, natural dark brown sheep wool, natural ivory sheep wool

Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, ivory wool warps (natural ivory and brown twist) and ivory wool wefts (two shots). 1cm of flatwoven kilim ends at both sides. - wool on wool

Knots: Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)

Pile height: 0.4cm

Ends: thin plaited fringes

Inscriptions: 1440 (weaving date), 2 tamgas (tribal seal) of Afshar tribe

Weaver: Arzu

Weaving Period: Three months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: The dark blue field scattered with diagonal rows of alternately facing bold angular boteh motifs.

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date (left) and 2 tamgas




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