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Kuba Zeyve long rug in a madder red ground

CODE:
KUZEY53A

Size: 91x234cm

Size (ft): 2'11"x7'8"

Area: 2.12 m2

Density: 160 000 knots per square meter, totally ~ 340 000 knots

Colors: red, yellow, royal blue, sky blue, lawn green, aqua green, dark brown, medium brown, olive, apricot, khaki, ivory.

Dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo, pomegranate skins, onion skins, natural brown sheep wool, natural ivory sheep wool.

Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, ivory wool warps and ivory wool wefts (two shots)

Ends: five rows of decorative knotted meshwork

Inscriptions:
the name of the weaver in ancient Orkhon Yenisey scripts & the tamga of Afshar tribe. Weaving date (1440).



Weaver:
Nazila

Weaving Period:
4 months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design:
On the madder red central field, five star medallions (göls) are arranged on the vertical axis. In the remaining part of the field, various tribal motifs, samovars, pitchers, bird figures, eternal knot motifs, memling guls etc. are integrated.

The medallion design is related to the early small pattern 'Holbein' motif:



http://www.azerbaijanrugs.com/anatolian/historical_holbein_carpets.htm



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For more information about the above rug or to place an order please email vd@azerbaijanrugs.com (Baku, Azerbaijan) or ra@azerbaijanrugs.com  (San Francisco Bay Area). We will get back to you within 24 hours or less.