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Kuba Zeyve rug in a yellow ground

Code: KUZEY118A

Size: 190x256cm

Size (ft): 6'2"x8'4"

Area: 4.86 m2

Density: totally ~800 000 knots

Colors: yellow, red, light sky blue, cerulean blue, old purple/mauve/aubergine, green, light green, midnight blue, navy blue, apricot, maroon, cinnamon, medium brown, dark brown.

Dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), onion skins, cochineal, 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:single knotted fringes

Inscriptions: the word "Baku" with ancient Orkhon-Yenisei runic scripts, 1443 (weaving date), tamga (tribal seal) of Afshar tribe, illegible letters

Weaver: Sona, Aynur, Arzu

Weaving Period: Four months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: On the pomegranate rinds dyed yellow central field, eight star medallions (göls) are arranged on the vertical axis in two columns. In the remaining part of the field, various tribal motifs, swastikas, samovars, household tools, animal and bird figures, eternal knot motifs, memling guls etc. are integrated.

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


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