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Sunburst Kuba Alikhanly / Zejwa Rug

Code: KUZEJ09

Size: 141x180cm

Size (ft): 4'7"x5'10"

Area: 2.53 m2

Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, totally ~430 000 knots

Colors: midnight blue, red, medium light blue, yellow, medium green, variegated light green, medium brown, dark brown, ivory.

Dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), 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: 0.4cm

Ends: thin plaited fringes

Inscriptions: 1439 (weaving date), tamga (tribal seal) of Afshar tribe, two letters in ancient Turkic alphabet in the different areas, which makes the word "Kut" (meaning "Good luck" and "Happiness")

Weaver: Arzu

Weaving Period: 3 months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: The midnight blue central field comprises a vertical row of two sunburst medallion in red and ivory. Hook embellished hexagons with projections on either side form the inside designs of these medallions. The entire space in between is filled with minor ornaments like flower heads, diamonds and stars. The ivory ground main border includes a variety of the "Kabala Nakhysh" (waves or running dog) motif. Two minor borders of carnation motif are flanked the main border. Two further minor borders appear inside - the red ground flowerhead and ivory "aksu" (white water) motif.

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