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Antique Moghan (Mughan) long rug, 19th century, 101 x 302 cm, Azerbaijan

Illustrated at Herrmann Eberhart, Kaukasische Teppichkunst, Munich, 1993, plate 49. This rug is labeled as Southern Transcaucasian rug. Calimed to be woven by a Kurdish ethnic group. In this case, the rug should be attributed to the Western Karabagh Region.

Warps: natural 3 ply ivory wool, Z3S
Wefts: brown wool, 2 singles, 2 & 3 picks
Pile: symmetrical knots, one or two wool singles, height 8-13 mm, V/H 42/30 – 1260/dm˛