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Reconstruction of the McMullan Anatolian Medallion rug from the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Code: ANTMCM01

Size: 160x205cm
Size (ft): 5'2"x6'8"
Area: 3.39 m2
Density: 110 000 knots per square meter, totally ~ 380 000 knots

Colors (9): madder red, green, navy blue, medium blue, yellow, dark brown (undyed), ivory (undyed), mauve/purple, salmon.

Dyes: 100% natural 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 red wool wefts (dyed with madder)

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: http://www.azerbaijanrugs.com/anatolian/konya/antique_central_anatolian_rug_mcmullan_metropolitan_museum.htm


Contact us for more information about this rug








Contact us for more information about this rug


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.