Ref. No: 0407-26
Sub-Group: Kuba Shahar or Dragon
Origin Country: AZERBAIJAN, Guba City
In Azeri language shahar means city. They named it Guba shahar,
because this carpet has been made only in the city center of Guba. The
city is located on the Gudyal Chay river. It is one of the most ancient
cities of Caucasian Region.
Density/Kpsm (knots per square meter): (40x50) up to 200 000
Colors: Naturally dyed
AGE: circa 1960-65
Technical Analysis: Density of "Guba Shahar-Dragon" carpets varies from 40x40 to 50x50 per square decimeter. (from 160.000 to 250.000 knots per square meter)
The height of pile: 4-7 mm
is an antique sample of Quba Shahar (Dragon) carpet in The
State Museum of Azerbaijan Carpet and Applied Art.
Researched and prepared by Vugar Dadashov
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