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
 

 

 

Kuba rug with star medallions
CODE: KUZEY15

Size (metric): 128x189cm
Size (ft): 4'2"x6'2"
Area: 2.41 m2
Density: 185 000 knots per square meter, totally ~450 000 knots
Weaving period: 3 months
Colors: madder red, azure blue, dark navy blue, sky blue, light golden yellow, dark yellow, dark aqua 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 navy blue field with three polychrome hooked and stepped medallions surrounded by various floral and geometrical elements, in an ivory crab-rosette border between between diagonal striped "Pakhlava" (Traditional Azeri layered pastry with walnut filling) motif minor borders and outer barber-pole and plain stirpes

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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.