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
Our Natural Dyestuffs


Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

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Caucasian Kuba Konagkend Sumakh Flatweave
Code: KUSU10
Size: 200x230cm
Size (ft): 6'6"x7'6"
Area: 4.6 m2
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool
Weaving method:
Wefts (horizontal yarns) are wrapped around the warps (vertical strands of wool; fringe is a part of it).
Hand woven in Northern Kuba, Azerbaijan
Design: The light brick-red field scattered with small floral lozenges and rosettes together with a stepped alternating sea-blue lozenge medallion, containing angular floral and geometric tribal motifs around a central madder red octagonal panel with rosettes and a cruciform centrepiece, the lozenges divided by paired golden yellow octagonal panels, each flanked by dart-motifs, the design enclosed within a band of various rosettes and floral lozenges, in a main border of alternating polychrome horned motifs between X motif minor borders and "running dog" or "water" motif outer border

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.