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
 

 

Caucasian Kuba Afshan (also called Zaghly or Sajayag) Long Runner
CODE: KUAFS05
Size:
215x610cm
Size (ft): 7'0"x20'0"
Area:  13.11 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 indigo field with an overall lattice of opposed jagged sickle-leaves, floral vine and afshan split-leaf arabesques in colours of sunflower yellow, madder red, ivory, saffron, aqua green, sky-blue. Ivory border of polychrome vine leaves between stylized flower buds

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.