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Kuba Shahnazarli rug

Code: KUSHAH85

Size: 103x162cm

Size (ft): 3'4"x5'3"

Area: 1.66 m2

Density: 160 000 knots per square meter, totally ~200 000 knots

Colors: madder red, maroon, medium blue, gold yellow, green, midnight blue, ivory, dark brown, light brown.

Dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks, onion skins, 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: 0.6cm

Ends: five rows of decorative knotted meshwork

Inscriptions: 1439 (=2018 weaving date), tamga (tribal seal) of Afshar tribe


Weaver: Ragima

Weaving Period: Three months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design:  The indigo field scattered with various polychrome floral, animal and geometric minor motifs around the central stepped medallion, in a golden yellow ground polychrome S-motif main border and outer flowerhead minor borders


"Dragon symbol" - The Dragon (Ejderha), also expressed as a Snake, is the symbol of might and power in ancient Turkic tradition. It is believed, especially in mountainous Central Asia, that dragons still live in the mountains of Tian Shan/Tengri Tagh and Altay.


The serrated/saw-edged medallions (flame, gubba, gubpa) have been related by some authors to ancient Egyptian and Persian Royal insignia.



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