About the Antique Rugs of the Future Project

Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

Shearing,
Sorting, Washing, Carding, Spinning

"The advantages of handspun yarn to machine spun yarn"

Rediscovery of Ancient Natural Dyes
Our Natural Dyestuffs

Mordants

Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs


PINWHEEL KAZAK RUGS, KAZAK SWASTIKA RUGS, AZERBAIJAN



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Caucasian Kazak Pinwheel Rug (old name: rd Buynuz-Four Horns)
Kazak Pinwheel Rug (old name: rd Buynuz-Four Horns)
CODE: KZPW01

Size: 152x204cm
Size (ft): 4'11"x6'8"
Area: 3.10 m2
Density: 110 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and madder dyed red wefts
Hand knotted in Azerbaijan
Design: The shaded madder red field with diagonal rows of bold shaded indigo hooked swastika / pinwheel-motifs each containing and divided by an ivory rosette, surrounded by paired hooked green stylised horn motifs, in an ivory border of polychrome linked lozenges divided by hooked panels between polychrome zigzag and panelled stripes, outer charcoal-black mill-pattern stripes

A fine Pinwheel Kazak Rug (old name: rd Buynuz-Four Horns)
CODE: KZPW02
Size: 300x400cm
Size (ft): 9'10"x13'1"
Area: 12 m2
Density: 110 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and madder dyed red wefts
Design: The tomato-red field with a diagonal arrangement of irregular royal blue hooked panels (possibly a transformation of animal designs) containing and divided by large ivory rosettes, the alternate rosettes linked by shaded green diagonal hooked panels of 'C'-motifs, in an ivory border of hooked polychrome panels alternating with concentric lozenges between triangular motifs and mill-pattern stripes

Caucasian Pinwheel Kazak Rug
CODE: KZPW03
Size: 84x120cm
Size (ft): 2'9"x3'11"
Area: 1.00 m2
Density: 106 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and madder dyed red wefts

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

 


Kazak Pinwheel rug with swastika motives
CODE: KZPW04

Size (metric): 156x206cm
Size (ft): 5'1"x6'9"

Kazak Pinwheel rug
CODE: KZPW05
Size (metric): 155x237cm
Size (ft): 5'1"x7'9"