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ANTIQUE RUGS OF THE FUTURE PROJECT>>GALLERIES>>Ganja / Gendge (GENDGE, GENDJE, GENJE) RUGS (totally 7 Ganja rugs)

Note: The knot density of Ganja / Gendge rugs varies between 90 000 to 135 000 knots per square meter. (60 to 80 knots per square inch) Warps are always wool and wefts are 3-4 shots of two ply ivory, red or brown wool; occasionally cotton is also used. Red wefts are dyed with madder or cochineal, sometimes mixed. All Ganja / Gendge rugs are made in the villages of Ganja / Gendge-Kazak Region. All the yarns are Z spun.

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Gendge Rug - "Ancient Gendge" (Gadim Ganja) Rug
Code: GJAG01

Size: 85x256cm
Size (ft): 2'9"x8'4"
Area: 2.17 m2
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps, cotton wefts

Gendge Rug - "Ancient Gendge" (Gadim Ganja) Rug
Code: GJAG02

Size: 110x170cm
Size (ft): 3'7"x5'6"
Area: 1.87 m2
Density: 185 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps, cotton wefts
Gendge Rug - "Ancient Gendge" (Gadim Ganja) Rug
Code: GJAG03

Size: 85x270cm
Size (ft): 2'9"x8'10"
Area: 2.29 m2
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps, cotton wefts
 


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Ganja Boteh / Butaly Rug
Code: GJB01

Size: 153x213cm
Size (ft): 5'2"x6'4"
Area: 3.25 m2
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and wefts
Ganja / Gendge Prayer Rug
Code: GJP01

Size: 100x170cm
Size (ft): 3'3"x5'6"
Area: 1.7 m2
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and wefts
Ganja / Gendge Shadly Rug
Code: GJSH01

Size: 150x200cm
Size (ft): 4'11"x6'6"
Area: 3 m2
Density: 114 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and wefts
 


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A fine Gendje rug with diagonally striped field
CODE: GJAG04

Size (metric): 96x127cm
Size (ft): 3'1"x4'2"

  Ganja /Gendge Shadly Rug
Code: GJSH02

Size: 155x213cm
Size (ft): 5'1"x6'11"
Area: 3.3 m2
 

"Ancient Genje" rug
CODE:  GJAG07

Size (metric): 99x144cm
Size (ft): 3'3"x4'8"

"Ancient Genje" rug
CODE:  GJAG05
Size (metric): 92x139cm
Size (ft): 3'0"x4'6"

"Ancient Genje" rug / Qədim Gəncə xalçası
CODE:  GJAG06
Size (metric): 92x137cm
Size (ft): 3'0"x4'5"
 

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