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Kazak Fachralo (correct name: Fakhrali) Prayer Rug
Size: 140x160 cm
Size (ft): 4'7"x5'3"
Area: 2.24 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 soft-red field with aqua green Mihrab containing a hooked ivory concentric Fachralo (originally Fakhraly) medallion, in a serrated zigzag polychrome border between blue diamond pattern minor stripes, dated 1430

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.