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Antique Baku Khila Afshan rug

Code: BKHA01

Age: 1800-1850

: 155x335cm

Size (ft): 5'1"x10'11"

Structure: wool pile, ivory cotton wefts, ivory and dark brown wool warps twisted together.

Knots: Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)

Description: The midnight blue field with overall afshan design of rosettes linked by angular flowering vine ending with split palmettes, in a brick-red mock-kufic border between ivory flowerhead and linked angular vine minor stripes. Some repairs. Low pile.


-Louvre Museum, Paris  http://www.azerbaijanrugs.com/guide/baku/afshan/antique-afshan-baku-rug_louvre_museum.htm

-Osterreichisches Museum fur angewandte Kunst (Austrian Museum of Applied Art), Vienna, Austria. inv no: T 8375 http://www.azerbaijanrugs.com/guide/baku/afshan/austrian-museum-of-applied-art-baku-afshan-rug.htm

-The State Museum of Azerbaijan Carpet and Appiled Art http://www.azerbaijanrugs.com/guide/baku/afshan/baku-khila-afshan-rug-state_museum_of_azerbaijan_carpet.htm

-Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Inv no: 908-1903  http://www.azerbaijanrugs.com/guide/baku/afshan/baku-afshan-rug-victoria_albert_museum-908-1903.htm

-Powerhouse Museum, Australia http://www.azerbaijanrugs.com/guide/kuba/kuba-afshan/antique_caucasian_kuba_baku_afshan_rug117.htm

-Murray L Eiland Jr. & Murray Eiland III's "Oriental Rugs A Complete Guide" plate no: 257  http://www.azerbaijanrugs.com/guide/kuba/kuba-afshan/antique_caucasian_kuba_baku_afshan_rug88.htm

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