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
Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs
Weaving and Finishing Steps
Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs
Baku Khila Buta rug
Size (ft): 3'7"x5'1"
Area: 1.7 m2
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, totally ~300 000 knots
Dyes: madder, weld, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, ivory wool warps and ivory wool wefts (two shots). 1cm of flatwoven kilim ends at both sides.
Ends: knotted bundles
Design: having a light blue stepped connected medallion containing blossoms on a royal blue field with floral boteh motifs within a red Kufic style main and blossom minor borders
Handwoven in a village not far from Baku
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