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Karabagh rug (XVIII century embroidery design)

Code: KRTX125

Size: 140x153cm

Size (ft): 4'1"x4'8"

Area: 2.14 m2

Density: 120 000 knots per square meter, totally ~250 000 knots

Colors: dark brown, yellow, red, medium blue, green, maroon, ivory, light brown, light orange (kilim ends, dyed with onion skins and madder)
Dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks, onion skins, natural dark brown sheep wool, natural ivory sheep wool

Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, ivory wool warps and light red wool wefts (two shots). 2cm of flatwoven kilim ends at both sides. - wool on wool

Knots: Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)

Pile height: 0.5cm

Ends: thin braided fringes tied with colorful yarns

Inscriptions: 1438 (=2017 weaving date), tamga (tribal seal) of Afshar tribes, the word "Karabagh"

Weaver: Ayperi

Weaving Period: Two months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: The design of the current rug is based on the design of the XVIII century Azerbaijan embroidery.

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.