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Kuba Syrt Chichi rug in a blue ground with Memling Gul Motifs

Code: KUCHI20

Size: 141x163cm

Size (ft): 4'7"x5'5"

Area: 2.29 m2

Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, totally ~200 000 knots

Colors: navy blue, red, medium blue, yellow, variegated medium green, light green, maroon, ivory, dark brown

Dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks, natural dark brown sheep wool, natural ivory sheep wool, natural medium brown 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: 0.5cm

Ends: five rows of decorative knotted meshwork

Inscriptions: 1439 (weaving date), tamga (tribal seal) of Afshar tribe

Weaver: Khayala

Weaving Period:

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: The shaded blue field with column of three polychrome hooked Memling gul lozenges in a latticed field. The color of the lattices change in the center of the rug. The main border in a dark brown (undyed brown sheep wool) ground presents an asymmetrically arranged vine meander, formed mainly through diagonal bars and quatrefoil flowers. It is sometimes called as chakhmak border. Chakhmak means flintstone; hence, the crosslines represent flintstones. The main border is flanked by two green and aqua blue ground minor borders with a row of counterset buds. The outer border contains reciprocal crenels (medakhil) / arrowheads

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