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Talish rug with two boteh motifs symbolizing two lovers

Code: TL-B01J

Size: 112x168cm

Size (ft): 3'8"x5'6"

Area: 1.88 m2

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

Colors: yellow, red, ivory, old purple, apricot, maroon, medium blue, dark brown, hazelnut, light red, navy blue, forest green, aqua green.

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

Weaver: Gulshan

Weaving Period: three months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: The gold yellow field with two boteh motifs facing to each other, symbolizes "two lovers". A pair of boteh motifs facing to each other called "qovuşan-buta" (reunited botehs) in Azerbaijan. The field is guarded by arrowhead motifs (medakhyl). The main border carries the archaic "eternal knot" or "Turkmen Talish rosette" motif.

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