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
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Mordants

Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs

ANTIQUE RUGS OF THE FUTURE PROJECT>>GALLERIES>>KHYZY RUGS

Note: The knot density of Khyzy rugs varies between 150 000 to 200 000 knots per square meter. (100 to 130 knots per square inch) Warps are always wool and wefts are either 2 shots of two or three ply ivory or brown wool or cotton. All the yarns are Z spun.

 


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Baku/Khyzy Zili Flatweave
Code: BKZ01

Size: 155x188cm
Size (ft)
: 5'1"x6'2"
Area: 2.91 m2
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: pure wool
Weaving method:
Wefts (horizontal yarns) are wrapped around the warps (vertical strands of wool; fringe is a part of it).

Baku/Khyzy Zili Flatweave
Code: BKZ02

Size: 155x226cm
Size (ft)
: 5'1"x7'5"
Area: 3.50 m2
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: pure wool
Weaving method:
Wefts (horizontal yarns) are wrapped around the warps (vertical strands of wool; fringe is a part of it).

Baku Camel Cover (Flatweave)
Code: BKX03

Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: pure wool
Weaving method:
Wefts (horizontal yarns) are wrapped around the warps (vertical strands of wool; fringe is a part of it).

 



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Baku/Khyzy Mafrash (Bedding Bag)
Code: BKX04

Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool
Weaving method: Slitweave and sumakh (weft wrapping) techniques
Weaving method:
Wefts (horizontal yarns) are wrapped around the warps (vertical strands of wool; fringe is a part of it).
 
Khyzy Zili Khurjun (Afshan & Bird Zili Motif)
Code: BKX01

Size: 45x135cm
Size (ft): 1'5"x4'5"
Area: 0.6 m2
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool
Weaving method:
Wefts (horizontal yarns) are wrapped around the warps (vertical strands of wool; fringe is a part of it).
 
Khyzy Zili Khurjun (Afshan Motif)
Code: BKX02

Size: 37x125cm
Size (ft): 1'2"x4'1"
Area: 0.46 m2
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool
Weaving method:
Wefts (horizontal yarns) are wrapped around the warps (vertical strands of wool; fringe is a part of it).
 
 



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Khizi Fyndyghan village rug
Code: BKF01

Size: 164x230cm
Size (ft): 5'4"x7'6"
Area: 3.77 m2
Density: 210 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and cotton wefts
   
 


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