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A fine Sunburst Kuba Alikhanly / Zejwa Rug, Azerbaijan
Code: KUZEJ04
Size (ft): 4'7"x5'6"
Area: 2.36m2
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, totally 410 000 knots
Weaving period: 2 and half months
Colors (11): madder red, Persian blue, navy blue, light blue, variegated Persian blue, gold yellow, maroon/antique ruby, forest green, variegated lawn green, natural ivory, natural brown.
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate rinds
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and cotton wefts
Hand Woven in Azerbaijan
Design: A Zejwa rug with the dark indigo field scattered with floral motifs around a column of two radiating brick-red and ivory medallions containing green and ivory floral centrepieces, in an ivory border of polychrome hooked motifs between carnation motif red minor borders

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.