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Kuba (Quba) Zeyve Rug with star medallions

Code: KUZEY406

Size: 155x204cm

Size (ft): 5'1"x6'8"

Area: 3.16 m2

Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, totally ~530 000 knots

Colors: red, ivory, medium blue, midnight blue, royal blue, green, dark brown, yellow, maroon, light brown, medium brown, olive.

Dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), onion skins, indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks, natural dark brown sheep wool, natural ivory sheep wool, natural medium brown sheep wool.

Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, ivory wool warps (natural ivory and brown twist) and ivory wool wefts (two shots). 1cm of flatwoven kilim ends at both sides. - wool on wool

Knots: Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)

Pile height: 0.6cm

Ends: five rows of decorative knotted meshwork

Inscriptions: 1439 (weaving date), tamga (tribal seal) of Afshar tribe, "Fatali Khani" (prominent ruler and statestman of the Quba Khanate (1758–1789) of the 18th century)

Weaver: Leyla

Weaving Period: Three months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: The medallion design is related to the historical small pattern Holbein motif:


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