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Karabagh Shabalyd Buta (Chestnut Boteh) carpet in an yellow ground

Code: KRBTH028F

Size: 118x198cm

Size (ft): 3'10"x6'5"

Area: 2.33 m2

Density: 110 000 knots per square meter, totally ~255 000 knots

Colors: yellow, red, ivory, pine green, navy blue, sk y blue, hazelnut, apricot, cinnamon, old purple, dark brown, maroon.

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

Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, ivory wool warps and undyed brown wool wefts (two shots). 1cm of flatwoven kilim ends at both sides. - wool on wool

Knots: Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)

Pile height: 0.7 cm

Ends: triangular plaited fringes

Inscription: The word "Karabagh" in the calligraphic form of Kufic script, weaving date, tamga of Afshar tribe.

Weaver: Aynura, Leman.

Weaving Period: Three months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: The gold yellow central field is dominated by boteh motifs which contain small flowers inside. The botehs change direction from one row to the next. The border on a dark blue ground consists of a so called crab motif.

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