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Karachop Kazak rug
Size (metric): 132x136cm
Size (ft): 4'3"x4'5"
Area: 1.79 m2
Density: 110 000 knots per square meter, totally 200 000 knots
Weaving period: 2 and half months
Colors: madder red, Persian blue, midnight blue, light blue, gold yellow, forest green, natural ivory, natural brown.
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks, natural brown sheep wool, natural ivory sheep wool
- all are eco-friendly and non-toxic
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, ivory wool warps and madder dyed red wefts
Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: inspired by antique Karachop rug from David Sorgato's collection

to read more about the design download pps file at http://www.azerbaijanrugs.com/articles/Karachop rugs.pps

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.