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
 

 

 

 

Talish rug, "Stars"
CODE: TL-S03

Size (metric): 94x116cm
Size (ft): 3'1"x3'9"
Area: 1.09 m2
Density: 160 000 knots per square meter, totally ~175 000 knots
Weaving period: two months
Colors: madder red, sky blue, midnight blue, Persian blue, golden yellow, antique ruby, dark forest 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 Hokmali village, Azerbaijan

Design:
The madder red field with polychrome star pattern overall within an ivory Talish rosette and dice border

 

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According to L. Kerimov this motif depicts an apple. The other opinion claims a name "heart-rosette" for it.

 


actual knot density



The eastern provinces of Azerbaijan





 

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.