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Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

Sorting, Washing, Carding, Spinning

"The advantages of handspun yarn to machine spun yarn"

Rediscovery of Ancient Natural Dyes
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Perepedil Kuba rug in a dark blue ground

Code: KUPER159

Size: 104x159cm

Size (ft): 3'4"x5'2"

Area: 1.65 m2

Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, totally ~280 000 knots

Colors: madder red, maroon, yellow, cerulean blue, variegated green, midnight blue, ivory, dark brown.

Dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo, pomegranate skins, natural dark brown sheep wool, natural ivory sheep wool

Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps (natural ivory and brown twist) 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: five rows of decorative knotted meshwork

Weaver: Arzu

Weaving Period: 3 months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: The dark blue field scattered with a variety of animal and geometric motifs around alternating ram's horn motifs flanked by hooked dart (or scissors) motifs etc. in a dark blue kufic border.

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Pirabadil (Perepedil) motifs


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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.