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ANTIQUE RUGS OF THE FUTURE PROJECT>>GALLERIES>>SERAPI RUGS

 

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Serapi Carpet
Code: SRP01

Size: 300x370cm
Size (ft): 9'10"x12'1"
Area: 11.1 m2
Density: 245 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and cotton wefts

Serapi Heriz Carpet
Code: SRP02
Size: 290x380cm
Size (ft): 9'6"x12'5"
Area: 11.02 m2
Density: 245 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and cotton wefts
A Classic Serapi rug in a yellow ground
Code: SRP03
Size: 200x288cm
Size (ft): 6'7"x9'5"
Area: 5.76 m2
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, 123 KPSI
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, weld, indigo, pomegranate rinds
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and cotton wefts
 


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Serapi rug with a grand medallion design
Code: SRP04

Size: 235x353cm
Size (ft): 7'8"x11'7"
Area: 7.87m2
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, weld (Reseda luteola) for green and yellow, indigo, pomegranate rinds.
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and cotton wefts
Hand Woven in Azerbaijan

Design:  The shaded madder red field with angular motifs and flowering vine around a grand central medallion enclosing a stylised floral centrepiece issuing palmettes and angular vine, shaded green spandrels similar, in an indigo blue border of "turtle" palmettes and angular flowering vine meander between red and ivory floral meander stripes.

See an antique Serapi carpet with a similar design

A Serapi rug with large palmettes connected by stylized vines on a striking ivory ground within a madder red ground polychrome "turtle" palmette and rosette border.
Code: SRP05
Size: 245 x 335 cm
Size (ft): 8'0" x 10'11"
Area: 8.05 m2
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, 129 KPSI
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and cotton wefts

Hand Woven in Azerbaijan
 
 

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