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
 

 

 

Baku Khila Buta rug
CODE:
BKXB01
Size: 110x155cm
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

Weaver:
Kamile

Handwoven in a village not far from Baku

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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.