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Caucasian Karabagh Verni (Verneh) Flatweave (also called as sileh / zili)
Code: KRVR01
: 181x246cm
Size (ft): 5'11"x8'0"
Area: 4.45 m2
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool
Hand woven in Azerbaijan

Design: The red field with scattered motifs overlaid with four columns of four large 'Z' dragon motifs containing smaller polychrome motifs of similar design, in a double reciprocal skittle-pattern border between barber-pole stripes
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.