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Caucasian Kazak Kilseli Rug (also mistakenly named as Kazak Sewan), Qyzyl Kilse village, Borchaly Region
Size: 165x230cm
Size (ft): 5'4"x7'6"
Area: 3.79 m2
Density: 115 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and madder dyed red wefts
Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: A so called Sevan Kazak, the madder field with stylized geometric motifs around hooked and indented shaded aqua green shield with hooked centrepiece in a green broad border of polychrome quatrefoil arrow head and serrated leaf motives between reciprocal skittle pattern and barber pole stripes

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.