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ORIENTAL RUGS DICTIONARY


Bidjov

A town located near Shemakha in the Caucasus.  This is a design of 19 Century rugs of the Shirvan region which consists of a vertical arrangement of nested bracketing elements.  Rugs of this design are the most coarsely woven of Shirvan rugs.  Bidjov designs are also the largest of Shirvan rugs.  They are woven on all wool foundation.