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Ghazni

  • Category:Ghazni-Kazak carpets
  • N° Items:33632-27077
  • Country of origin:Afghanistan
  • Dimension:300x78cm
  • Manufacturing:Hand-knotted
  • Pile:Hand-spun wool, natural dyes
  • Warp:Cotton
  • Knot density:± 90.000/m²
  • Weight:7,7 kg
  • Thickness:± 7 mm
  • Age:New
  • Delivery within:11 Days
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Ghazni

Mao of Afghanistan

Origin:

This style of carpet is mainly made by the Afghan refugees weavers, establishes on the Afghan-Pakistani border near "Ghazni" (also city from which the wool of very high quality). They strive to respect the ancestral knowledge of carpet "Kazak" Caucasus region of south-eastern Europe, south-west of Russia.
Since the invasion of Afghanistan by the Soviets in 1979, Afghan refugee weavers have maintained an alliance with the Pakistanis. Because the Afghan infrastructure is missing, the carpets are sent to Pakistan to be able to ship to the west from the carpet export center in Peshawar.

Features:

These solid rugs have a rustic and bright abstract simple designs, mostly geometric, accompanied by bright contrasting colors. Sometimes, stylized animal motifs may also be present.
- Knotted with Turkish knot (turkbaf).
- Density: from 900 to 1600 knots/dm².
- Background colors usually brick-red, dark blue or beige with colorful motifs.
- Handspun wool for the pile.
- The warp (extension fringes) in wool or cotton.

Note:

These carpets are often singular variations that may appear, depending on your point of view, either as a default or as a quality, but is anyway a strange characteristic: the color of certain motifs or the background sometimes varies from one place to another, and it may even change completely. This change of color, called "abrash" occurs mainly in carpets of old manufacture. The presence of "abrash" proves that the carpet was spun and dyed by hand. Indeed, it is difficult when dyed by craftsmen, to find the same color in two successive dye baths.

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MARDELLE

Bonjour Madame et Monsieur, La société UPS m'a livré le tapis ce jour. J'ai également reçu aujourd'hui votre courrier accompagné du certificat de garantie. Je suis totalement satisfait du produit que vous m'avez vendu, tant par sa qualité que le motif choisi et les tons chauds que je recherchais. Ce tapis est destiné à mettre sous un piano (droit). Je tiens à vous remercier pour votre accueil et le sérieux de votre entreprise. Ces gages de qualité et de sérieux, je les avais déjà décelés via votre site WEB qui met en confiance. J'aime les tapis depuis toujours, j'en ai d'autres dans ma maison : persans, pakistanais, indiens et turcs (héréké), la plupart en soie. Lorsque je prendrai la décision d'acquérir un autre tapis, certainement un tapis mural en soie (pictural ou autre) de bonne facture je m'en remettrai à vous sans hésitation. Sincères salutations. Bernard MARDELLE
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