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
 

 

 

 

Kazak long rug

Code:
KZLR01
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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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.