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
Afshan (also called Zaghly or Sajayag) rug
Size (ft): 4'9"x6'10"
Area: 3.06 m2
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, onion skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and cotton wefts
Hand knotted in Azerbaijan
Design: The dark indigo blue field with stylized Afshan design of large polychrome floral panels and palmettes, small floral motifs and occasional geometric tribal symbols, in an ivory border of crab / harshang motif
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