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
 

 

 

A fine Kuba Zeyve rug (so called Lesghi Star design)
CODE: KUZEY14

Size (metric): 84x132cm
Size (ft): 2'9"x4'3"
Area: 1.1 m2
Density: 196 000 knots per square meter, totally ~215 000 knots
Weaving period: two and half months
Colors: madder red, light blue, navy blue, midnight blue, light golden yellow, sea 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, wool warps and cotton wefts
Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design:
The madder red field with three hooked and stepped medallions in green, navy blue and midnight blue surrounded by various floral and hooked (Mughan gul) small elements, in a dark blue vine leaf border between panelled and floral stripes, outer barber-pole and plain stirpes.

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Zeyve village, Shabranchay (Sbahran River)




Zeyve Forests


Waterfall near Zeyve village



 

 

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.