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I spotted this wonderful Chichi rug at jpwillborg.com. It is labeled as Daghestan, but this is a Kuba rug with Khyrdagul Chichi design. Made in one of the southern villages of Kuba Region. Circa: C. 1870

Origin: NE Caucasus
Stock No. 2464

Length: 57,9 inches / 147 cms
Width: 41,7 inches / 106 cms
Price: $11421 | SEK 84000

Other Info: From "Daghestan" with "Khirdagyd" pattern against a strong yellow ground. Woolen pile, symmetric knots W57 x H31=176.700 knots per sq.m. All organic dyes, oxidized black