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Scope note
Style of floor covering handwoven in Azerbaijan in or near the city of Genje and characterized by simple, angular designs and saturated (intense) colors of blue, dark blue, and madder red. Genje carpets most often have designs composed of octagons, stars, or three geometric medallions arranged on the carpet's longitudinal axis.
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024