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Caucasian Karabagh Malybeyli Clouband (also mistakenly named as Chondzoresk) Rug
Code: KRCLB02
: 190x280cm
Size (ft): 6'2"9'2"
Area: 5.32 m2
Density: 110 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and wefts

Design: The design is distinguished by three large medallions enclosing snakelike elements that either linked to the cloud-collar design or are a stylization of the dragon (or snake) motif. Also present in the field archaic swastika motif. (symbol of God (Tengri) in ancient Turks)
Handwoven in Azerbaijan

 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.