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Baku Afshan rug

Code: BKAF1722

Size: 139x163cm

Size (ft): 4'6"x5'4"

Area: 2.26 m2

Density: 160 000 knots per square meter, totally ~360 000 knots

Colors: dark blue, red, ivory, yellow, sage green, forest green, olive green, medium blue, maroon, cinnamon, apricot, dark brown, light red, light green.

Dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), 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: 0.5cm

Ends: five rows of decorative knotted meshwork

Inscriptions: 1440 (weaving date), the word "Adn" ("Garden of Eden")

Weaver: Nazima

Weaving Period: Three months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: The midnight blue field with overall afshan design of rosettes linked by angular flowering vine ending with split palmettes, in a madder red kufesque border between yellow flowerhead and linked angular vine minor stripes.

A striking diversity of large stylized flowerheads and angular split palmette motifs, presented in pairs, are striking in their clarity of line and exquisite coloration.

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