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

Mordants

Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs
 

 

Caucasian Kuba Alikhanly (Sunburst Zejwa) Palace carpet
CODE: KUZEJ03
Size:
400x600cm
Size (ft):
13'1"x19'8"
Area:  24 m2
Density: 180 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, onion skins, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and cotton wefts
Hand knotted in Azerbaijan
Design: The deep indigo field with two madder-red and three cream sunburst medallions, various geometric, floral motifs and animals within a large ivory Kufic 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.