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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

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Caucasian Kuba Syrt Chichi Rug, Azerbaijan
Size (ft): 4'10"x6'1"
Area: 2.76 m2
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and cotton wefts
Hand knotted in Azerbaijan
Design: Memling gul cruciforms (Mughan Qarmaqly-Hooked) motifs in golden yellow, mid blue, madder red, green and ivory are arranged in alternating horizontal rows to fill the blue-black field; red inner and outer medakhill guards enclose three borders - two flower patterns on sky blue grounds and a classic ivory Chichi main border of rosettes and slanting bars.

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.