WARP: white wool; Z2S; 18 threads
per inch (69 per dm)
WEFT: white cotton; Z2S; mostly 2 shoots after each
row of knots; 9 knots per inch (34 per dm).
PILE: wool; 11 colours: dark
red, red, light yellow, dark blue, blue, light blue, brown/red, brown, light
brown, black, white; symmetrical knot tied
around 2 warp threads; 81
knots per sq. inch (1173 per sq. dm).
SIDE FINISH: both sides missing but
a cord has been added later.
END FINISH: Lower missing but a 1.5 cm.
maximum of plain weave with white cotton weft remains.
Upper: as lower.
DESIGN: Field: Dark blue ground with the Afshan design in one complete row
and two half rows. The Lilies and their stems are white, other
yellow, the central rosettes are red, those on the sides are red, light blue
Main Border: red ground with pseudo-kufic, white tracery.
Inner and Outer border: yellow ground with angular floral meander with red
stems, blue leaves and dark and light brown blossoms.