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Gendje rug with diagonal stripes ("Ancient Gendje" design)

Code: GJAG022N

Size: 110x154cm

Size (ft): 3'7"x5'0"

Area: 1.69 m2

Density: 165 000 knots per square meter, totally ~270 000 knots

Colors: red, coral, cinnamon, gold yellow, maroon, sky blue, medium blue, dark blue, chartreuse, lawn green, old purple, aqua green, dark brown, ivory

Dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), cochineal, onion skins, purple 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

Inscriptions: 1441 (weaving date), tamga (tribal seal) of Afshar tribe

Weaver: Bahar

Weaving Period: 3 months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: The field with diagonal polychrome bands containing stylised archaic "Z" motifs, animal and bird figures, ancient tamgas, in a red ground border of polychrome hooked lozenges (ram's horn motif) divided by minor star and dimond shaped motif border, between barber-pole stripes. Not the single butterfly motif on the outer minor border (left side)

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