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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

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs



Gollu Chichi rug, Kuba

Size (metric): 102x168cm
Size (ft): 3'4"x5'6"
Area: 1.71 m2
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, totally 300 000 knots
Weaving period: 2 months
Colors: madder red, navy blue, midnight blue, light blue, light yellow, pine green, grass 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

The ivory field with three radiating angular floral medallions surrounded by small floral motifs, in a red kufic border between "running water", "carnation" and other floral minor borders, outer reciprocal skittle-pattern and barber-pole 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.