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Antique Kuba Perepedil rug, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, Devechi-Shabran District, North East Azerbaijan.

Divichi district, Kuba 222 168 X 122 cm
Beginning of the 20th century

Warps: Wool and Cotton mixed
Wefts: Wool and Cotton, Z2,1 c dark brown wool + 1 x white cotton, 1 x dark brown wool + 1 x ivory wool 2 wefts: lst tight, 2nd waved. Pile: Wool, Z 2, Pile Height: 4 mm.
Knots: Symmetrical 3, H50 x V40 = 2,000 Kn/dm2.
Handle: Velvety, almost thin, ribbed.
Upper End: c. 3 cm wool flat-woven end, c. 1.5 cm light plain weave, warp-thread groups knotted in staggered rows.
Lower End: c. 3 cm wool flat-woven end, c. 1.5 cm, light wool simple tapestry weave with 1 row of weft twining in light brownish-red and olive, warp-thread groups knotted in 4 staggered rows.
Selvedge: Round, white, cotton shirazi.

Literature: L Kerimov II, colour ill. 20.
published at Siyawouch Azadi "Azerbaijani Caucasian rugs" plate no: 35