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Talish rug with two boteh motifs symbolizing two lovers

Code: TL-B02J

Size: 108x155cm

Size (ft): 3'6"x5'1"

Area: 1.67 m2

Density: 165 000 knots per square meter, totally ~280 000 knots

Colors: yellow, medium red, light red, ivory, apricot, midnight blue, maroon, medium brown, medium blue, old purple, aubergine, medium green, dark brown, cinnamon, hazelnut.

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: 0.5 cm

Ends: five rows of decorative knotted meshwork

Inscriptions: tamga (tribal seal) of Afshar tribe, the word "Baku" in Kufic callygraphic stle

Weaver: Bilqeys

Weaving Period: three months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: The gold yellow field with two boteh motifs facing to each other, symbolizes "two lovers", surrounded by polychrome star motifs. Two swastika, comb and "ashyk" motifs are placed between the stars.

A pair of boteh motifs facing to each other called "qovuşan-buta" (reunited botehs) in Azerbaijan.

The main border carries the archaic "eternal knot" or "Turkmen Talish rosette" motif.

The borders and the field are guarded by arrowhead motifs (medakhyl).

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