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Caucasian Floral Shirvan Rug
Code: SHRDR02
Size: 150x200cm
Size (ft): 4'11"x6'6"
Area: 3.0 m2
Density: 35x55 per square decimeter
Dyes
: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and cotton wefts

Design: The design is taken from the design of the 18th century Shirvan carpet illustrated by Vegh and Layer. Offset rows of disconnected alternating palmettes on three axes.

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.