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Yellow ground "Saujbulag" hardshang design rug

Code: AZSJB05J

Size: 142x220cm

Size (ft): 4'7"x7'2"

Area: 3.1 m2

Density: ~170 000 knots per square meter, totally ~530 000 knots

Colors: yellow, madder red, brick red, apricot, maroon, medium blue, royal blue, midnight blue, green, light green, lawn green, dark brown, light brown, ivory, old purple, light sky blue.

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

Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, ivory wool warps 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: 1441 (weaving date), tamga (tribal seal) of Afshar and Bayat tribes, the word "Adn" - ("Garden of Eden")

Weaver: Sevda

Weaving Period: 4 months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design (rendered by Vugar Dadashov): The gold yellow field shows a rural version of a Harshang-Afshan floral design. In the bottom left part of the central field, Dede Qorqud's (Korkut) face is stylistically depicted. Dede Qorqud was a legendary figure and wise individual, a sage of minstrels whose words, music and expressions of wisdom relate to traditions of birth, marriage and death between Oghuz tribes.

Kitab-i Dede Qorqud is an epic culture and folk tales based on twelve heroic legends, stories and tales shared and transmitted across the generations through oral expressions, performing arts, cultural codes and musical compositions.

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