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Antique Baku rug with Shirvan Marasali Tirmeh design


Age: circa 1900

: 310x155cm

Size (ft): 10'2"x5'1"

Structure: wool pile, wool warps (natural dark brown and ivory yarns twisted - "salt & pepper").

Knots: Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)

Description:  The central field is divided into vertical rows in dark blue and red (the folk name for this genre is "tirme" or "zolagly"), which are covered with floral and geometric motifs, chessboard boteh göls, birds, pitchers and figural representations (a man figure with a traditional Azerbaijani hat). There is a single peacock motif in the middle of the field. A floral inner border and a wavy tendril outer border surround the ivory main border, which is decorated with slanted bars and eight-pointed stars. Good condition


Sotheby's Textiles, Rugs and Carpets from the Collections of Bergi Andonian and Joseph W. Fell New York, 19 May 2011, lot 123

The State Museum of Azerbaijan Carpet and Appiled Art, inventory no: 1429

Christies Fine European and Oriental Carpets 19 June 2003, lot 67

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