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
Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs
Weaving and Finishing Steps
Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs
A fine Kuba Perepedil rug
in an ivory ground
Size (metric): 149x208cm
Size (ft): 4'10"x6'9"
Area: 3.09 m2
Density: 221 000 knots per square meter, totally 700 000 knots
Weaving period: 4 months
Colors: madder red, Persian blue, midnight blue, light blue, camel yellow, bright yellow, 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
Design: The ivory field with overal design of various hooked and serrated panels together with stylised animals and bold ram-horns, in a green border of kufic main border between reciprocal skittle-pattern and outer barber-pole stripes
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