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Azerbaijan prayer rug with cloudband motifs (silk highlights), based on an XVIII century design

Code: CLP03J

Size: 106x144cm

Size (ft): 3'5"x4'9"

Area: 1.52 m2

Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, totally ~260 000 knots

Colors: red, light green, ivory, maroon, sky blue, navy blue, hazelnut, apricot, yellow, dark brown, heather mauve, dark green.

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, Handcarded and handspun silk for pile (heather mauve highlights), 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: 0.5cm

Ends: five rows of decorative knotted meshwork

Inscriptions: tamga (tribal seal) of Afshar tribe, two numbers: 51 and 47

Weaver: Vasila

Weaving Period: 3 months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

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