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Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

Sorting, Washing, Carding, Spinning

"The advantages of handspun yarn to machine spun yarn"

Rediscovery of Ancient Natural Dyes
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Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs


Caucasian Kuba Zeyve Prayer Rug (so called Lesghi Star Prayer rug)
Code: KUZEY01
: 108x145cm
Size (ft)
: 3'6"x4'9"
Area: 1.56 m2
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and cotton wefts
Hand Woven in Azerbaijan
Design: The shaded ivory field with many geometrical figures, comb motives, hooked bars and lozenges around three red and green stylised medallions, an angled keel-arch above, the spandrels with lozenges and combs, in a broad ivory border of stylised crab (harshang) or grape leaf motive main border between between diagonal striped "Pakhlava" (Traditional Azeri layered pastry with walnut filling) motif and Z design 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.