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Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan
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"The advantages of handspun yarn to machine spun yarn"
Rediscovery of Ancient Natural Dyes
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Kuba Zeyve rug in a
Size (ft): 4'1"x5'9"
Area: 2.23 m2
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, totally ~ 380 000 knots
Colors: yellow, midnight blue, Persian blue, lawn green, dark brown, madder red, ivory, dark maroon.
Dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks, 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: Zeyve, 1438 (=2017>weaving date), the tamga of Afshar tribe
Handwoven in Azerbaijan
Design: On the pomegranate rinds dyed yellow central field, three star medallions (göls) are arranged on the vertical axis. In the remaining part of the field, various tribal motifs are integrated.
The medallion design is related to the early small pattern 'Holbein' motif:
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