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Kuba Tekye Runner
Code: KUTEK04
Size (ft): 2'8"x7'7"
Area: 1.92 m2
Density: 195 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and cotton wefts
Hand knotted in Azerbaijan
Design: The indigo field with an overall serrated leaf lattice containing individual floral sprays, in a crab motif main border between pakhlava nakhysh motif minor borders. This carpet illustrates the bold Turkic style's tendency toward more densely populated fields and smaller figures; the grid of the ancient courtly rugs has multiplied and narrowed and now contains minute geometric figures of floral design

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.