Spanish wool rug from the Renaissance...
Spanish wool rug from the Renaissance...
Spanish wool rug from the Renaissance...
Spanish wool rug from the Renaissance...
Spanish wool rug from the Renaissance...
Spanish wool rug from the Renaissance...
Spanish wool rug from the Renaissance...
Spanish wool rug from the Renaissance...

Spanish wool rug from the Renaissance 17th century, Arabesques from Cuenca

3636H1
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Hand-knotted in wool .

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Renaissance arabesque rug "lotto type".

- Cuenca rug, Spain, 17th century. Measures: 2,19 x 1,28 m

- Made with sheep's wool, linen or hemp.

- Raw wool warp and raw linen or hemp weft. Knots in ocher, yellow, lemon, saffron yellow and mustard colors. Light and dark blues, greens and whites.

- Field of the rug is decorated with octagonal medallions and cruciform elements in the intermediate spaces, created by schematic and collected leaves or atauriques.

- The central edge has the so-called "Chinese clouds" or ribbons, like coils that form S, which end in serrated sheets that twist and join with rings in the opposite direction. There are also flowers with curly lines like hooks. To one side appears a narrow border with zigzag appointments.

- Colors are typical of Cuenca, golden yellow ocher for the background and yellow and lemon buds, dark blues and pastel tones, intense olive green and white that give it luminosity.

- Field design of this rug is inspired by a Turkish model, from the Usak area, which had to be woven in large quantities for trade since it was very abundant since the first half of the 16th century and in Europe it was imported. through Venice.

- One of the "turquoise" rugs that appear so frequently in 16th century inventories must have been this "type of lottery" of which there were rugs in many churches, such as the Cuenca Cathedral, which served as models. for the weavers conquests

- Its state of conservation is good at the moment of the piece, without being cut anywhere, it has been wanted to keep as it has been found without restoring at this time. It has wear areas characteristic of the passage of time, but it has not been manipulated to preserve its essence.

- Its small format probably indicates that it was an order for an altar in a cathedral.

- Certificatión of the piece will be attached.

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1,5
Long
2
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