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Kazak Lori Pambak rug in a red ground

Code: BRLP03M

Size: 166x214cm

Size (ft): 5'5"x7'0"

Area: 3.55 m2

Density: 105 000 knots per square meter, totally ~370 000 knots

Colors: red, ivory, light variagated lawn green, old purple, navy blue, dark brown, maroon, cinnamon, medium blue, yellow, light red.

Dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), cochineal, 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 light red-brown wool wefts (dyed with onion skins, walnut and madder, two shots). 1cm of flatwoven kilim ends at both sides. - wool on wool

Knots: Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)

Pile height: 0.8cm

Ends: triangular plaited fringes

Inscriptions: Two tamgas (tribal symbols) of Afshar tribe


Weaver: Sevinj, Khayala

Weaving Period: 4 months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: The design was assembled by Vugar Dadashov on the basis of the earliest examples, using original motifs from the region and with some artistic touches. The distinctive quatrefoil medallion is believed to be derived from an early Central Asian totemic symbol representing pairs of animals / birds, which can also be found in early Turkish rugs. The below picture shows a comparison of a part of the Lori Pambak medallion containing (4) opposed pairs of animals/birds and reciptocal bird motif used in the early Turkish rugs.


The early fifteenth century Turkish rug with conventionalised animal-forms, National Historical Museum, Stockholm.

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