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Kuba Zeyve prayer rug in a dark brown ground

Code: KUZEY118

Size: 135x175cm

Size (ft): 4'5"x5'8"

Area: 2.36 m2

Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, totally ~400 000 knots

Colors: dark brown, ivory, red, yellow, green, medium blue, navy blue, maroon, light brown, cinnamon, aubergine, tan.

Dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), 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: 0.4cm

Ends: five rows of decorative knotted meshwork

Inscriptions: 1440 (weaving date), tamga (tribal seal) of Afshar tribe, the word "Zeyve"

Weaver: woven by three sisters

Weaving Period: Three months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: The dark brown field with many geometrical figures - hooked bars, rams horns, lozenges, combs, tree, pitcher motives, Memling Guls around three red, green and medium blue stylised star medallions, an angled keel-arch above, the spandrels with various tribal motives, in a broad ivory border of stylised kufesque motif main border between diagonal striped "Pakhlava" (Traditional Azerbaijani layered pastry with walnut filling) motif minor borders and outer barber-pole stripes.

The inner minor border carries "su" (running water) motif.

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