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Shirvan rug with a tree of life motif

Code: SHRTL01A

Size: 110x151cm

Size (ft): 3'7"x4'11"

Area: 1.66 m2

Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, totally ~280 000 knots

Colors: red, yellow, ivory, sky blue, dark brown, maroon, aqua green, navy blue.

Dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), cochineal, onion skins, indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks, natural dark 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. - wool on wool

Knots: Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)

Pile height: 0.5cm

Ends: thin plaited fringes

Inscriptions: tamga (tribal seal) of Afshar and Qaraqoyunlu tribes

Weaver: Vasila

Weaving Period: three months.

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: The shaded madder red field depicting a "tree of life" motif with polychrome branches carrying a hooked diamond on top containing a "Seljuk qoch buynuzu" (ram's horn) motif. The main border with an elegant early form of the so called crab motif is inbetween polychrome "flowerhead & butterflies" motif minor borders and outer and inner yellow ground S meander stripes.

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