Ref. No: 0407-275
Origin Country: AZERBAIJAN, Kazak
General/Historical Information: The big medallion which was used on this carpet is peculiar to decoration of medieval Islamic books. The hooks arond the medallion is peculiar to Kazak region carpets.
The big medallion is called "Heykel" by old carpet makers, which means Statue or
monument, or simply figure. It is considered that the medallion is in the shape
of a human being. The same kind of carpets are made in Barda, Karabagh region.
Pile & basement: PURE WOOL
Density/Kpsm (knots per square meter): up to 160 000
AGE: circa 1940-45
The height of pile: 6-7mm
Comments: There is a similar heykel carpet in Istanbul, Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi. (19th century)
Researched and prepared by Vugar Dadahov