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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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A fine Pinwheel Kazak Rug (old name: rd Buynuz-Four Horns)
Size: 300x400cm
Size (ft): 9'10"x13'1"
Area: 12 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
Design: The tomato-red field with a diagonal arrangement of irregular royal blue hooked panels (possibly a transformation of animal designs) containing and divided by large ivory rosettes, the alternate rosettes linked by shaded green diagonal hooked panels of 'C'-motifs, in an ivory border of hooked polychrome panels alternating with concentric lozenges between triangular motifs and 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.