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EARLY KUBA RUGS AND CARPETS

 

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Kuba long rug, late 18th century (Khanate Period), Azerbaijan. 3'7" x18'8". Douglas Collection
 
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A Kuba rug, late 18th/early 19th century (Khanate Period), Azerbaijan. James D Burns Collection
97cm x 191cm, published at "The Caucasus : Tradition in Weaving" plate no: 14

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Kuba long rug, late 18th/early 19th century (Khanate Period), Azerbaijan. 104 x 289 cm.

 
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Kuba rug, early 19th century, Azerbaijan. sold for 38,400 ($44,160) at Rippon Boswell Spring 2003 sale, 17th May 2003


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Kuba (?) floral carpet, 18th century (Khanate Period), Azerbaijan. Türk ve Islam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul.
185 x 365 cm. Yetkin, Serare, Early Caucasian Carpets in Turkey, Vol. I, London, 1978, pl. 62.

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Early Kuba Floral rug, Azerbaijan.
Lot 34 / Sale 7078. AN EAST CAUCASIAN LONG RUG. MID 19TH CENTURY. Christies Sale 7078. ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS. 13 October 2005, London, King Street
12ft.4in. x 4ft.5in. (376cm. x 135cm.)

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Fine Early Kuba rug, 18th century (Khanate Period), Azerbaijan. Kuba Blossom carpet
7 ft. 0 ins. x 16 ft. 2 ins.

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Kuba rug, 18th century (Khanate Period), Azerbaijan.
Lot 6 - A Kuba Blossom Carpet, Northeast Caucasus, 18th Century, 9ft. 4 in. by 4fl. 11 in. (2.85 m. by 1.50 m.)
Sotheby's Fine Oriental and European Carpets
April 15, 1993, New York City

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Kuba Blossom carpet, 18th century (Khanate Period), North East Azerbaijan. Sotheby's Fine Oriental and European Carpets. April 15, 1993, New York City. Literature: Ellis, Charles Grant, Oriental Carpets in the Philadelphia. Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 1988, p. 145, fig. 45a. 14f. 11 in. by 6f. 8 in.

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Kuba long "Blossom" carpet fragment, 18th century (Khanate Period), Azerbaijan.
Sotheby's Sale: W02872 | Location: London, Olympia
Auction Dates: Session 1: Wed, 16 Oct 02 2:00 PM
352 by 110cm., 11ft. 7in. by 3ft. 7in.

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An 18th century (Khanate Period) Azerbaijan silk embroidery. Sotheby's Sale: N08258 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 2: Thu, 14 Dec 06 2:00 PM
approximately 3ft. 10in. by 3ft. 5in. (1.17 by 1.04m)

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An 18th century (Khanate Period) Azerbaijan silk embroidery. Sotheby's Sale: N08258 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Thu, 14 Dec 06 11:00 AM
AN AZERBAIJAN SILK AND METAL THREAD EMBROIDERY, SOUTH CAUCASUS/NORTHWEST PERSIA

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Azerbaijan Silk Embroidery, 18th century (Safavid or Khanate Period), possibly Eastern Azerbaijan.
Sotheby's Sale: N08258 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Thu, 14 Dec 06 11:00 AM
approximately 1ft. 7in. by 1ft. 7in. (0.48 by 0.48m.)

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18th century Azerbaijan silk embroidery, probably eastern Azerbaijan (Kuba or Baku)
Lot 118 at Sotheby's, a silk Caucasian embroidery.
Sotheby's (NY), December 5 -- Christie's East, December 8 -- Skinner's, December 6

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18th century Caucasian Embroidery, lot 45, Est: 11,500, sold for 28,800 at Rippon Boswell Spring 2003 sale, 17th May 2003

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mid 19th century Kuba rug with a controlled riot of flowerheads and palmettes on a chocolate brown field is offset by a saffron gold border. 8'8" x 18'7"

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A Kuba carpet, Khanate Period, Azerbaijan.
A KUBA KELLEH, EAST CAUCASUS, LATE 18TH CENTURY
Christie's Sale 7717, Oriental And European Rugs & Carpets, 2 April 2009, London, King Street

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Early Kuba carpet (early 19th century), lot 31, Est: 14,000, sold for 38,400 ($44,160) at Rippon Boswell Spring 2003 sale, 17th May 2003

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Kuba rug, 18th century (Khanate period), North East Azerbaijan.


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Sotheby's Sale: NY7704 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Thu, 20 Sep 01 10:15 AM
FINE ORIENTAL AND EUROPEAN CARPETS
LOT 219 (of 131)
A fragmentary Caucasian "Blossom" carpet,

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A Kuba Blossom carpet, 18th century (Khanate Period), North East Azerbaijan.
Fine Oriental and European Rugs and Carpets
Sale: L01342 | Location: London, New Bond Street
Auction Dates: Session 1: Wed, 02 May 01

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An important Kuba Khanate Period carpet, 18th century, 71" x 23'3'' (215x709 cm)
Murray L Eiland Jr. & Murray Eiland III's "Oriental Rugs A Complete Guide" plate no: 255


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Harshang Pattern floral carpet (red ground), 18th century, Khanates Period, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 154 (3961) from Cerablus, Turkey. 215 x 370 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 89. Lozenge pattern formed by yellow and blue palmettes with diagonal cartouches between the lozenges, bearing arabesques, and containing stars and rosettes with red and blue fillings and four pair of small blue leaves.


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Harshang Pattern floral carpet (red ground), late 18th century, Khanates Period, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 80 (3953) from Cerablus, Turkey. 230 x 490 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 88. Yellow, light blue and dark blue palmettes are connected by fine stems forming a lozenge containing a star shaped rosette and a large white star.

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Harshang Pattern floral carpet (red ground), late 18th century, Khanates Period, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 938 (1-691) from the Mosque of Ali Pasha, Tokat, Turkey. 235 x 530 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 87. A lozenge pattern composed of groups of four light and dark blue and yellow vertical and red horizontal palmettes.

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Harshang Pattern floral carpet (red ground), late 18th century, Khanates Period, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 733 (797) from the Mosque of Tercuman Yunus Bey at Draman, Turkey. 220 x 460 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 86

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Kuba or Baku long rug, early 18th century (Safavid Period), Azerbaijan. Enza Milanesi: "The Carpet". p 117
 

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18th century Kuba floral rug, Khanate Period, Azerbaijan. Bruschettini Collection

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Early Kuba carpet with floral decoration. Azerbaijan, Caucasus, 17th century. Private collection.

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Lot 94: Caucasian Carpet, 18th century,
Literature: For a similar example in the Bruschettini Collection, refer to Early Caucasian Rugs, by Charles Grant Ellis, figure 13, p. 19.
Oriental Rugs - Sale 2347 - Lot 94
Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers of Antiques & Fine Art

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Floral carpet (dark blue ground), early 19th century, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 107 (3956) from Cerablus, Turkey. 200 x 435 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 82. The pattern consists of yellow or blue cartouches with four pairs of small leaves alternating with white stars.

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Floral carpet (red ground), 18th century, Khanates Period, possibly Eastern Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 928 (1-705) from the Mosque of Ali Pasha, Tokat, Turkey. 169 x 257 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 95. Two different types of palmettes on three vertical axes point in alternate directions. Between them horizontal angular palmettes point to the centre. Blue and yellow palmettes have white and yellow or blue and red petals respectively, drawn with brown dots and are linked by a white vertical stem. Alternate rows of blue and yellow palmettes with white and brown petals and a row of white dotted leaves with a yellow and dark blue flower separate the palmettes. Small flowers and leaves are scattered over the field.

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Harshang Pattern floral carpet (dark blue ground), late 18th century, Khanates Period, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 730 (3051) from the Mosque of Haci Cafer Efendi, Erzurum, Turkey. 260 x 550 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 92. A large star between four palmettes. Diagonal cartouches with arabesques fill the spaces between the ornaments. The central vertical palmette is yellow and contains a dark yellow rosette. A large white star with a rosette in brown, yellow and red with radial blue and yellow palmettes is outlined in yellow. The brown diagonal cartouches are outlined in yellow and contain white and yellow rosettes with four pairs of blue leaves and end in white arabesques outlined in red and with four small palmettes between them. The pattern is repeated throughout the field, changing direction from row to row.

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Harshang Pattern floral carpet (blue ground), 18th century, Khanates Period, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 152 (3957) from Cerablus, Turkey. 240 x 490 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 91. Alternate rows of white indented stars and yellow and red palmettes. A lozenge is formed by four palmettes joined by a fine stem and encloses cartouches tipped with white arabesques and yellow and white filled palmettes.

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Harshang Pattern floral carpet (red ground), late 18th century, Khanates Period, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 715 (58) from Ciftlik Mosque, Erzurum. 275 x 590 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 85. The main axis has a central star and yellow and blue palmettes which contain smaller palmettes in reversed direction wit blue, purple and red, or white and dark blue petals respectively. The palmettes change direction with each row and are joined by yellow and green stems into a diamond shape around a yellow star with a dark blue rosette and radial small palmettes with yellow, blue and red petals.

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Harshang Pattern floral carpet (blue ground), 18th century, Khanates Period, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 185 (3952) from Cerablus, Turkey. 200 x 559 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 90. Design on three axes. Tows of alternating large yellow and red palmettes and indented white stars. A lozenge pattern is formed by four large palmettes joined by short red stems.

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Floral carpet (dark blue ground), late 18th/early 19th century, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 835 (3-364) from the Evkaf Depot, Samsun, Turkey. 160 x 320 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 97. Alternating sequence of dark yellow and red stylized palmettes and pale yellow octagonal rosettes.

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Floral carpet (dark blue ground), late 18th century, Khanates Period, possibly Eastern Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 110 (3950) from Cerablus, Turkey. 250 x 569 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 96. A textile found with the carpet is ascribed as having been donated to the Great Mosque at Bitlis.

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A Kuba carpet, North East Azerbaijan. 7' 11" x 18' 7", 18th century, Safavid or Khanate Period

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A Kuba long carpet, late 18th century (Khanate Period), Azerbaijan.
Sotheby's Sale: L03760 | Location: London
Auction Dates: Session 1: Wed, 30 Apr 03 2:00 PM
385 by 91cm., 12ft. 8in. by 3ft.

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Kuba rug, early 18th century (Safavid Period), Azerbaijan. Rippon Boswell, Auction no: 64. 2004


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Kuba, Baku or Shamakhy rug, 17th century (Safavid Period), Eastern Azerbaijan. Detail of floral carpet. Southern Caucasus, 17th century. Vienna, Österreichisches Museum für angewandte Kunst.

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A Kuba rug, 18th century, Azerbaijan. 689 x 150 cm


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Floral Carpet (Afshan Pattern), 19th century
Türk ve Islam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul.
Acquired 30 December 1936. Inv. no. 939 (1-696) from the Ali Paşa Mosque in Tokat. 233 x 570 cm
Yetkin, Serare, Early Caucasian Carpets in Turkey, Vol. I, London, 1978, pl. 71.

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Early Kuba or Karabagh carpet, 18th century, Safavid Period, North East Azerbaijan.
Nagel "Rugs & Carpets" Sale 36T, May 15th 2001 Lot 1668

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Early Kuba Medallion rug, Khanate Period. Azerbaijan. I believe this rug is from the late 17th or early 18th century.
Turk ve Islam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul Acquired 13 May 1916. Inv. no. 99 (1904) from the Mosque of Korkmazoglu at Sivas, Yetkin, Serare, Early Caucasian Carpets in Turkey, Vol. I, London, 1978, pl. 99.

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Blossom Kuba Carpet, late 17th / early 18th century, Safavid Period, Kuba District, Shirvan Beylerbeyi, 7' 10" x 20' 1", North East Azerbaijan. Beauvais Carpets

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Kuba rug, early to mid 19th century, North East Azerbaijan. 156 x 240 cm. Private Collection. Italy


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Kuba rug, 1800s, (Khanate Period), Azerbaijan.
Sale 116 Lot 694. KUBA GALLERY CARPET, early 19th century, 13 feet x 7 feet. Grogan and Company.

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Christies Sale 7390, 16 April 2007, London, King Street
A KUBA SHIELD CARPET, EAST CAUCASUS, 18TH CENTURY
9ft.5in. x 4ft.8in. (286cm. x 142cm.)

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Kuba (?) rug, Transitional type, late 18th/early 19th century, Azerbaijan. Turk ve Islam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. Acquired 9 April 1915. Inv. no. 141 (3061) from Mosque of Murad Pasha at Erzurum, 160 x 226 cm
Yetkin, Serare, Early Caucasian Carpets in Turkey, Vol. I, London, 1978, pl. 39.

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Early Caucasian 'Afshan' carpet fragment, 18th century. 316 by 106cm., 10ft. 5in. by 3ft. 6in.
Sotheby's FINE RUGS & CARPETS INCLUDING ISLAMIC TEXTILES

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Kuba rug, 17th century, Safavid Period, Azerbaijan.
LOT 51: THE PROPERTY OF AN EUROPEAN COLLECTOR
Sotheby's Sale: W02872 | Location: London, Olympia
Auction Dates: Session 1: Wed, 16 Oct 02 2:00 PM

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Kuba blossom carpet fragment, 17th century (Safavid Period), North East Azerbaijan. James Cohen Collection.


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Early Afshan / Harshang rug fragment, late 18th or early 19th Century, Tabriz or Heriz, Azerbaijan, 132 x 157cm

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An 18th century Kuba or Baku Blossom rug with Afshan gul motives, Azerbaijan.

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Early Azerbaijan long rug with harshang design, 18th Century, Sotheby's Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets / New York Tuesday 3 Jun, 89




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Kuba Afshan rug fragment, 18th century (Khanate Period), Azerbaijan.


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Early Caucasian textile fragment, 18th century

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Early Caucasian fragmentary rug with "Afshan" repeat pattern, late 18th c., (Kuba or Baku) Azerbaijan. C. Ellis attributes it to Karabagh. Textile Museum 1970.14.1. Size: 249 x 371 cm (8'2" x 12'2"). Published Charles Grant Ellis "Early Caucasian rugs" plate 28

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Sotheby's Sale: N08503 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 2: Tue, 25 Nov 08 2:00 PM
LOT 200 (of 147)
A CAUCASIAN 'BLOSSOM' CARPET,
18th century

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Sotheby's Sale: N08258 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 2: Thu, 14 Dec 06 2:00 PM
LOT 306 (of 187)
A CAUCASIAN PALMETTE AND SICKLE-LEAF GALLERY CARPET

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early 18th century Azerbaijan Dragon carpet, Safavid Period, Kuba or Karabagh Province (Beylerbeyi), Azerbaijan
Sotheby's Sale: N08456 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Wed, 11 Jun 08 10:00 AM

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A Kuba carpet, 18th century, Azerbaijan.
A floral carpet. Southern Caucasus 18th century. Washington, Textile Museum. Enza Milanesi, "The Carpet", p. 119

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Metropolitan Museum of Art. Dragon Rug, late 17th century Caucasus (Kuba). The James F. Ballard Collection, Gift of James F. Ballard, 1922 (22.100.122)

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Kuba or Baku long rug, 18th century (Khanate Period), Azerbaijan. Enza Milanesi: "The Carpet". p 117

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Afshan Pattern floral carpet (red ground), 18th century, Khanate Period, Kuba or Baku Region, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 880 (1-721) from the Mosque of Ali Pasha at Tokat. 260 x 570 cm. Rosettes and stars on five longitudinal axes, while between these motifs fine green curves stems linked by segmented leaves and palmettes follow these axes. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 63


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Afshan Pattern floral carpet (blue ground), early 19th century, Kuba or Baku Region, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. Acquired 1936. inv. no 941 (694) from the Mosque of Ali Pasha, Tokat. 262 x 635 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 64


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Afshan Pattern floral carpet (red ground), 18th century, Khanate Period, Kuba or Baku Region, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. Acquired 1911. inv. no 177 (774) from the Mosque of Hizir Bey, Isparta. 200 x 393 cm. The principals ornaments are yellow and blue cartouches with blue and yellow rosettes containing small yellow and brown rosettes respectively, decorated with small leaves and dots.


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Afshan Pattern floral carpet (dark blue ground), 18th century, Khanate Period, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. Acquired 1929. inv. no 718 (553) from the Mosque of Ferruh Kethuda at Balat (Milet). 284 x 670 cm. Vertical lines of rosettes within round cartouches alternating with eight pointed stars joined by a white stem.




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Afshan Pattern floral carpet (dark blue ground), late 18th century, Khanate Period, Kuba or Baku Region, Azerbaijan. the Mosque of Ali Pasha, Tokat. 238 x 560 cm.

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Afshan Pattern floral carpet (blue ground), late 18th/early 19th century, Kuba or Baku Region, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. Acquired 1936. inv. no 884 (1-5) from Evkaf Depot, Amasya. 240 x 550 cm. Rows of vertical yellow rosettes on three axes are separated by rows of large palmettes on a green curved stem with white or yeloow arabesque ornaments at one end.

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Afshan Pattern floral carpet (light and dark blue ground), 18th century, early Khanate Period, Kuba or Baku Region, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. Acquired 1915. inv. no 713 (3058) from the Mosque of Murad Pasha, Erzurum. 286 x 688 cm. Purple and green stars alternate with round yellow and red cartouche-shaped rosettes, outlined in brown.

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Afshan Pattern floral carpet (dark blue ground), late 18th century, Khanate Period, Kuba or Baku Region, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. Acquired 1936. inv. no 859 (1-506) from the Evkaf Depot, Istanbul. 280 x 351 cm & 280 x 129 cm (two fragments)

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Afshan Pattern floral carpet (red ground), early 19th century, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 81 (3947) from Cerablus, Turkey. 266 x 626 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 76

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Afshan Pattern floral carpet (dark blue ground), 18th century, Khanate Period, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 94 (4008) from the Muessesat-i Diniye Mudurlugu, Turkey. 256 x 368 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 75

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Afshan Pattern floral carpet (dark blue ground), early 19th century, Kuba or Baku Region, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 885 (1/7) from Amasya, Turkey. 265 x 591 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 74

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Floral carpet with afshan guls (dark blue ground), early 19th century, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 942 (1-710) from the Mosque of Ali Pasha, Tokat. 245 x 360 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 81


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Afshan Pattern floral carpet (light blue ground), 18th century, Khanate Period, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum (acquired 1936), Istanbul. inv. no 945 (1-719) from the Mosque of Ali Pasha, Tokat, Turkey. 230 x 473 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 77


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Floral carpet (dark blue ground), late 18th century, Khanates Period, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 943 (1-720) from the Mosque of Ali Pasha, Tokat, Turkey. 215 x 460 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 80


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Afshan Pattern floral carpet (dark blue ground), late 18th century, Khanates Period, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 832 (1-553) from the Evkaf Depot, Istanbul, Turkey. 270 x 617 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 79. Rows of cartouche-rosettes alternate with rows of stars, linked by a white curving branch.


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Afshan Pattern floral carpet (dark blue ground), late 18th century, Khanates Period, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 889 (1-502) from Evkaf Depot, Istanbul, Turkey. 245 x 550 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 78


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Floral carpet (red ground), late 18th century, Khanate Period, Kuba or Baku Region, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. Acquired 30 January 1936. inv. no 860 (1-715) from the Evkaf Depot at Istanbul, 150 x 308 cm. The central axis is formed by a narrow yellow stem. Stems which join from both sides carry purple, yellow, dark blue, white and dark yellow palmettes, outlined in brown. Small rosettes and leaves are scattered over the field.


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Floral carpet (Khila Afshan design), 19th century, Kuba Region, Azerbaijan. Victoria and Albert Museum, London. 158 x 371 cm
 

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Early latticed field rug, 18th century, Eastern Azerbaijan
Medium: Cotton (warp and weft); wool (pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions: L. 78 x W. 49 in. (198.1 x 124.5 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of W. R. Valentiner, 1908
Accession Number: 08.208.2
Location: Metropolitan Museum