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Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

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Sunburst Kuba Alikhanly / Zejwa Rug| Quba Əlixanlı xalçası

Code:
KUZEJ12

Size:
141x164cm

Size (ft): 4'7"x5'4"

Area: 2.31m2

Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, totally ~400 000 knots

Colors: red, medium blue, midnight blue, pine green, llight green, yellow, maroon (2 tones), ivory, dark brown, light brown, gold brown.

Dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), onion skins, indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks, natural dark brown sheep wool, natural ivory sheep wool, natural medium brown sheep wool.

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

Knots:
Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)

Pile height:
0.4cm

Ends:
thin braided decorative fringes

Weaver:
Hakima

Weaving Period: three and half months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: The midnight blue central field comprises a vertical row of two sunburst medallion in red and ivory. Hook embellished hexagons with projections on either side form the inside designs of these medallions. The entire space in between is filled with minor ornaments like flower heads, diamonds and stars. The ivory ground main border includes a variety of the "Kabala Nakhysh" (waves or running dog) motif. Two minor borders of carnation motif are flanked the main border. Two further minor borders appear inside - the red ground flowerhead and ivory "aksu" (white water) motif.

 

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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.