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Old September 3rd, 2016, 03:57 PM   #47
Joel Greifinger
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 72

The boteh rendering on your second piece shouts Kurdish to me, yet the borders make me wonder - not a typical Kurdish design (to my limited experience) Afshar maybe, or something Azerbaijani ?
Hi Chuck,

The particular meander border on Rich's bag below puts in a more than occasional appearance on Kurdish pieces:

On this 'Kurd Bijar' rug, the weaver starts out with that border, but then has an evident change of heart:

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