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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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Caucasian Akstafa Bird rug

Size (metric): 140x185cm
Size (ft): 4'7"x6'0"
Area: 2.59 m2
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, totally 450 000 knots
Weaving period: 3 months
Colors: madder red, Persian blue, midnight blue, light blue, gold yellow, maroon/antique ruby, 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

This archaic rich drawing shows peacocks, camels, deers, houses, different human being, animal, bird motives, tribal elements, ancient symbols, flower heads, tree of life etc around two central octagonal medallions.


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.