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Baku carpet in a midnight blue field with overall afshan design

Code: BKAF172B

Size: 152x202cm

Size (ft): 4'11"x6'7"

Area: 3.07 m2

Density: 160 000 knots per square meter, totally ~500 000 knots

Colors: midnight blue, ivory, red, yellow, aubergine, aqua green, olive green, dark brown, light brown, maroon, old purple, beige, medium brown, hazelnut, medium blue, apricot, tan, pink, salmon.

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: 0.4cm

Ends: thin plaited fringes

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

Weaver: Aynura, Ayten

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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