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
Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs
Weaving and Finishing Steps
Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs
Kazak long rug
Size (metric): 139x292cm
Size (ft): 4'6"x9'6"
Area: 4.05 m2
Density: 110 000 knots per square meter, totally ~450 000 knots
Weaving period: 4 months
Colors: madder red, medium blue, midnight blue, yellow, obergine, green, old purple/mauve, natural ivory (undyed), natural brown (undyed).
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: all wool: handcarded and handspun wool for pile, ivory wool warps and madder dyed red wefts
End finish: knotted bundles
Weaver(s): Leyla & Gültekin
Handwoven in Azerbaijan, dated and signed
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