About the Antique Rugs of the Future Project

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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Kuba Syrt Chichi Rug, Azerbaijan
Size (ft): 4'6"x6'2"
Area: 2.62 m2
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks
- all are eco-friendly and non-toxic
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and cotton wefts
Hand knotted in Azerbaijan
Design: Memling gul cruciforms (Moghan Qarmaqly-Hooked) motifs in light yellow, mid blue, light blue, madder red, green and ivory are arranged in alternating horizontal rows to fill the midnight blue field; red/light blue inner and outer medakhill guards enclose four borders - two colorful flower (or arrow head) pattern, a polychrome star motif minor border and a classic Chichi main border of rosettes and slanting bars.

SOLD (can be rewoven within a period of two months)

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Actual knot density represented

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.