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Baku carpet in a midnight blue field with overall afshan design

Code: BKAF05a

Size: 169x213cm

Size (ft): 5'6"x6'11"

Area: 3.59 m2

Density: 165 000 knots per square meter, totally ~600 000 knots

Colors: midnight blue, red, ivory, maroon, light green, olive green, medium blue, yellow, light brown, dark brown, beige, apricot, sage 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: 0.4cm

Ends: five rows of decorative knotted meshwork

Weaver: Aynura, Ramila

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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