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Sunburst Kuba Alikhanly / Zejwa Rug| Quba Əlixanlı xalçası
Code: KUZEJ07

Size (ft): 3'4"x5'8"
Area: 1.78m2
Density: 175 000 knots per square meter, totally ~310 000 knots
Weaving period: three months

Colors: madder red, dark cherry red, Persian blue, midnight blue, light blue, variegated light green, medium green, yellow, maroon, natural ivory, natural brown.
Dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate rinds.
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps (natural ivory and brown twist) and cotton wefts

Handwoven in Azerbaijan
Weavers' name: Leyla

Design: The midnight indigo field with various motifs (wheels, "S", small rosettes) and flowerheads around three ivory and shaded madder red medallions issuing hooked bars containing hooked lozenges, surrounded by ivory birds main border between red "S" motif stripes|

Contact us for more information about this rug






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.