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Kazak Fachralo (Fakhrali) Prayer Rug
Size: 119x126cm
Size (ft): 3'10"x4'1"
Area: 1.49 m2
Density: 110 000 knots per square meter
: 100% natural dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and madder dyed red wefts
Hand knotted in Azerbaijan
Design: The madder red field with Mihrab containing a hooked ivory concentric Fachralo (originally Fakhraly) medallion, in a polychrome "S" dragon motif main border, dated 1434

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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.