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Rediscovery of Ancient Natural Dyes
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Shirvan Marasali Prayer
rug / Namazlyg with inscriptions, inspired by
Ian Bennett's Marasali Prayer rug
Size (ft): 4'0" x 5'5"
Area: 2.01 m2
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter
Design: The inscriptions indicate the name of the weaver, the weaving date, the place of the weaving, the name of the owner, entrepreneur, designer and workers, the famous historical figures of this specific region (Shirvan) etc.
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder (Rubia Tinctorum), weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo / Dyer's Woad (Isatis Tinctoria), pomegranate skins, walnut husks
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and cotton wefts
Hand Woven in Azerbaijan
Contact us for more information about this rug
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