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Kuba Perepedil rug
Size: 215x328cm
Size (ft): 7'0"x10'9"
Area: 7.05 m2
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, totally ~1 200 000 knots

Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, weld, dyer's woad, indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks, onion skins

Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, ivory wool warps (natural ivory and brown twist) and ivory wool wefts (two shots). 1cm of flatwoven kilim ends at both sides.

The ivory field scattered with a variety of animals & birds and geometric motifs around alternating ram's horn motifs flanked by hooked dart (or scissors) motifs etc. in a green ground kufic border.

Meaning of the motifs:

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

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