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Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

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Kuba Perepedil rug with an ivory ground / Ağ yerlikli Quba Pirəbədil xalçası

Size (metric): 103x175cm
Size (ft): 3'4"x5'8"
Area: 1.80 m2
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, totally ~300 000 knots
Weaving period: 5 months

Colors: madder red, light blue, variegated grass green, navy blue, soft yellow, natural ivory, natural brown.
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks, natural brown sheep wool, natural ivory sheep wool
- all are eco-friendly and non-toxic
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, ivory wool warps and cotton wefts, cotton selvedge

Handwoven in Azerbaijan
Weaver's name: Banu

The ivory field with overal design of various hooked and serrated panels together with stylised animals and bold ram-horns, in a red ground kufic main border between reciprocal skittle-pattern and outer barber-pole stripes

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For more information about the above rug or to place an order please email vd@azerbaijanrugs.com (Baku, Azerbaijan) or ra@azerbaijanrugs.com  (San Francisco Bay Area). We will get back to you within 24 hours or less.