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




Karabagh Chelebi rug (Sunburst Karabagh, Adler Kazak, Eagle Kazak)

Size (metric): 151x205cm
Size (ft): 4'11"x6'8"
Area: 3.09 m2
Density: 110 000 knots per square meter, totally 370 000 knots
Weaving period: 3 months
Colors (11): madder red, dark madder red, royal blue, midnight blue, light blue, gold yellow, light yellow, purple, lawn green, natural ivory, natural brown.
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks, natural brown sheep wool, natural ivory sheep wool
- all are eco-friendly and non-toxic
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, ivory wool warps and madder dyed red wefts
Handwoven in Azerbaijan

The madder-red field with hooked panels, man and woman motives and stylised flowerheads around a sunburst / eagle lozenge, in a narrow ivory crab-rosette vine border between zig-zag and barber pole stripes. Note the 40cm stripe of dark madder red creates an abrash in the central field


Contact us for more information about this rug




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.