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Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

Sorting, Washing, Carding, Spinning

"The advantages of handspun yarn to machine spun yarn"

Rediscovery of Ancient Natural Dyes
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Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

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Caucasian Kazak Pinwheel Rug (old name: rd Buynuz-Four Horns)
Kazak Pinwheel Rug (old name: rd Buynuz-Four Horns)

Size: 152x204cm
Size (ft): 4'11"x6'8"
Area: 3.10 m2
Density: 110 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and madder dyed red wefts
Hand knotted in Azerbaijan
Design: The shaded madder red field with diagonal rows of bold shaded indigo hooked swastika / pinwheel-motifs each containing and divided by an ivory rosette, surrounded by paired hooked green stylised horn motifs, in an ivory border of polychrome linked lozenges divided by hooked panels between polychrome zigzag and panelled stripes, outer charcoal-black mill-pattern stripes

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.