About the Antique Rugs of the Future Project

Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

Sorting, Washing, Carding, Spinning

"The advantages of handspun yarn to machine spun yarn"

Rediscovery of Ancient Natural Dyes
Our Natural Dyestuffs


Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs


Safavid Hunting scene carpet, based on the design of the 17th century Metropolitan Museum Safavid carpet
Code: SF01

Size: 242 x 333 cm
Size (ft): 7'11" x 10'11"
Area: 8.05 m2
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, 135 KPSI, totally 1 million and 400 000 knots
Weaving period: 4 months
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks
- all are eco-friendly and non-toxic
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and cotton wefts
Design: Madder central field, patterned throughout with plant, bird and wild animal motifs
Hand Woven in Azerbaijan

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For more information about the above rug or to place an order please email vd@azerbaijanrugs.com (Baku, Azerbaijan) or ra@azerbaijanrugs.com  (San Francisco Bay Area). We will get back to you within 24 hours or less.