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Kuba Afshan rug in a dark blue ground

Code: KUAFS0220

Size: 123x153cm

Size (ft): 4'0"x5'0"

Area: 1.88 m2

Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, totally ~310 000 knots

Colors: dark blue, red, yellow, light aqua green, medium brown, medium green, light brown, hazelnut, mauve, imperial/regal purple, medium blue, apricot, aubergine, dark brown, ivory.

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 ivory wool wefts (two shots). 1cm of flatwoven kilim ends at both sides. - wool on wool

Knots: Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)

Pile height: 0.3cm

Ends: five rows of decorative knotted meshwork

Inscriptions: 1440 (=2019 weaving date), 1280 (=1863 the first weaving date of the design)

Weaver: woven by three sisters

Weaving Period: Three months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: The indigo field scattered with a wide variety of small motifs, trees and flowerheads around an angular version of the Afshan design comprising rosette panels and split palmettes, in a small ivory crab motif main border

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