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Chintamani / Şah-i Benek-Pelengi motif rug, inspired by the designs of the 16-17th century Western Anatolian rugs from the Bausback and Schwarzenberg Collections

Code: CHTB3006

Size: 137x166cm

Size (ft): 4'5"x5'5"

Area: 2.27 m2

Colors:  ivory, dark brown, red, soft green, variegated green, dark green, cerulean blue, royal blue, midnight blue, light brown, cinnamon, .

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. The kilim ends dyeds with onion skins and madder.

Knots: Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)

Pile height: 0.3cm

Ends: chained fringes

Inscriptions: 1439 (weaving date), tamga (tribal seal) of Kayi tribe - the tribe that Ottoman Sultans are believed to be descended from.

Weaver: Khayala

Weaving Period: 3 (three) months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: At each end of the ivory field is a linear arch. Each side of the arch is lobed in two directions. The archs are red, outlined in dark brown. From the crown of the upper and bottom arches hang a lamp with three chains of diamonds, which terminate triangular drops. In each green spandrel is an elaborate arabesques in red.

A small hexagonal central medallion in navy blue, edged with yellow, is ornamented is ornamented by a red diamond formed by crossed arabesques in medium blue, lined with yellow, enclosing four green linear palmettes.

The main border shows an opposed, alternate repeat of a half-quatrefoil formed by paired arabesques, much as is seen in the field pattern of "Lotto" rug. The arabesques are alternately red, with blue reserves and green with red reserves. The inner and outer guard stripes show a series of double-curved forms in different colors.

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