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Kuba Zeyve carpet in a dark brown ground

Code: KUZEY2103M

Size: 159x227cm

Size (ft): 5'2"x7'5"

Area: 3.6 m2

Density: 165 000 knots per square meter, totally ~600 000 knots

Colors: red, medium blue, yellow, lawn green, pine green, navy blue, midnight blue, aubergine, maroon, ivory, dark brown, medium brown, hazelnut, olive, mustard.

Dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), onion skins, 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: 1444 (weaving date), the word "Zeyva"

Weaver: Könül, Leyla

Weaving Period: Three months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: Dark brown the field densely scattered with hooked tribal and floral motifs around five polychrome stepped 'Seljuk' medallions, in an ivory crab rosette border between diagonal striped "Pakhlava" (Traditional Azeri layered pastry with walnut filling), garmagly and ulduz (star)motif minor borders and outer barber-pole stripes.

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

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