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
 

 

 

Star Kazak (Shykhly / Shikli Kazak) rug
CODE: KZSK08

Size (metric): 140x221cm
Size (ft): 4'7"x7'3"
Area: 3.09 m2
Density: 107 000 knots per square meter, totally 330 000 knots
Weaving period: three months
Colors: madder red, Persian blue, midnight blue, light golden yellow, purple/antique ruby, 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, wool warps and madder dyed red wefts
Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: inspired by the Rippon Bosweel Star Kazak rug

The ivory field with two madder red hooked panels flanked by shaded arrow head green and blue panels enclosed within a combination of irregular forest green hooked panels and part indigo stellar medallions together forming an open lozenge

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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.