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

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs


Kuba Alikhanly (Sunburst Zejwa) Rug
Code: KUZEJ01
Size (ft): 4'5"x6'2"
Area:  2.58 m2
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate rinds, natural colors of brown and white (ivory) sheep wool
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and cotton wefts
Hand Woven in Azerbaijan
Design:  The shaded indigo field with rosettes, hooked panels and animals around three large ivory and red sunburst medallions, each containing bold hooked and floral centrepiece, in an ivory stylized running dog motif main border between red carnation ornamented minor borders and outer 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.