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Shirvan rug with a diagonally striped field



Size (ft):

1.71 m2

Density: 155 000 knots per square meter, totally ~260 000 knots

Dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks, 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). 1cm of flatwoven kilim ends at both sides.

Diagonally striped field filled with the archaic hooked "garmagly" motif. Note how the weaver artistically changed the colors and pattern inside the motifs. The tamga of Karakoyunlu tribe is woven in three places in the central field.

Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)

Pile height:

thin plaited fringes

1438 (=2017 weaving date), tamga (tribal seal) of Afshar tribe, tamga of Karakoyunlu tribe


Weaving Period:
three months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Contact us for more information about this rug








Contact us for more information about this rug



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