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Weaving and Finishing Steps

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An early  Shirvan carpet fragment, Azerbaijan. first half 19th century.

44 Schirwan Fragment
Kaukasus, 1. Hälfte 19. Jh.
Der Rapport aus alternierenden Palmetten
und Blütenornamenten auf drei vertikalen
Achsen steht am Ende einer Musterenwicklung,
die ihren Ursprung in den sogenannten
Transitional Carpets des 18. Jh.
hat (Vgl. Yetkin, Early caucasian carpets in
Turkey (1978), S. 56ff). Interessante hellgelbe
Bordüre mit floraler Wellenornamentik.
81 x 87 cm (619-52)
Repariert, beschädigt.

An early Shirvan rug fragment, Caucasus,
1st half 19th ct. Repaired, damaged.

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