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

 

Antique Kuba or Baku rug with Afshan / Saj-ayaghy design.
3 foot 2 inches by 4 foot 2 inch.


Karagashli Kuba Rug, Kuba. 19th Century.

Structure: Symmetrical. 7 knots per horizontal inch and 11 knots per vertical inch. 77 per square inch (1194 per square decimeter).

Yarn Spin: Z.

Warp: ivory wool

Weft: 2 shots ivory wool

Pile: 2 Wool singles.

Ends: Warp fringe.

Selvages: 1 cord red wool.

 

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