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Shirvan rug with a diagonally striped field
Size (ft):
1.66 m2
Density: 155 000 knots per square meter, totally ~250 000 knots

Dyes: madder, weld, indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks, onion skins

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.

Baku, 1438, the tamga of Afshar tribe

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

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