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
 

 

 
Kuba Alpan Rug with the "Crab" design, inspired by the Ian Bennett's Alpan "crab" rug
Code: KUAL02
Size: 120x192cm
Size (ft)
: 3'11"x6'3"
Area: 2.30 m2
Weaving period: three months

Colors:
madder red, medium blue, Cerulean blue, honey yellow, aubergine, pine 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, ivory wool warps and cotton wefts

Handwoven in Azerbaijan
 

Contact us for more information about this rug

 


 


 

 

Star Shaped fountain 



Louvre Museum, Département des Antiquités orientales. A Kashan tile depicting ducks in the pool, circa 12th century

 

 

 

 

 

Ancient Ornament which is called "Vitruvian wave, wave scroll or running dog"

 

 

 




 

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.