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Small Kazak rug with star medallions
Size (ft): 3'7"x4'11"
Area: 1.67 m2
Density: 105 000 knots per square meter, totally ~175 000 knots
Colors: red, medium blue, gold yellow, green, royal blue, sky blue, maroon, ivory, dark brown, light brown.
Dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo, pomegranate skins, natural dark brown sheep wool, natural ivory sheep wool
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, ivory wool warps and red wool wefts (two shots). 1cm of flatwoven kilim ends at both sides. - wool on wool
Knots: Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)
Pile height: 0.7cm
Ends: plaited fringes
Inscriptions: 1437 (=2016 weaving date), tamga (tribal seal) of Afshar tribe. Initials.
Weaving Period: 6 months
Note: A late 19th Kazak rug with a similar design was sold for $26 450 at Sotheby's New York in 7 April, 1999.
Handwoven in Azerbaijan
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