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Baku Afshan rug

Code: BKAF1709

Size: 180x261cm

Size (ft): 5'10"x8'6"

Area: 4.69 m2

Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, totally ~800 000 knots

Colors: red, mauve/old purple, cinnamon, medium blue, yellow, light green, medium variegated green, spring green, midnight blue, aubergine, ivory, dark brown, light brown.

Dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), onion skins, indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks, natural dark brown sheep wool, natural ivory sheep wool, natural medium brown 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: 0.5cm

Ends: thin plaited fringes

Inscriptions: tamga (tribal seal) of Afshar tribe

Weaver: Saida, Salima,Yasemen

Weaving Period: 4 months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: This particular specimen takes its inspiration from the floral models of the courtly period: In it, we recognize the Afshan & Harnshang designs with the central rosette and the four long-stemmed, forked leaves, as well as the large, roundish rosettes and the sunburst palmettes. The main border is embellished with a Kufic motif.

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