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Ref. No: 0407-275

Group: Kazak

Sub-Group: Kosalar

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.

Art Analysis: 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

Size:  150x250cm

Area: 3.75cm2

AGE: circa 1940-45

Condition: good

Technical Analysis:

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