Antique Rugs of the Future Project
About the Antique Rugs of the Future Project Our Natural Dyestuffs Educational Section
Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan Mordants Search the website
Shearing, Sorting, Washing, Carding, Spinning Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs Interior design with our rugs
The advantages of handspun yarn to machine spun yarn Weaving and Finishing Steps Testimonials
Rediscovery of Ancient Natural Dyes Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs Contact
Natural Dyes and Dyeing Photos Current Inventory Antique & Old rugs and kilims for sale




Kuba Pirebedil rug (Perepedil) in an ivory ground

: KUPER154

Size: 154x236cm

Size (ft): 5'0"x7'8"

Area: 3.63 m2

Density: totally ~600 000 knots

Colors: ivory, red, yellow, medium blue, midnight blue, maroon, medium green, aqua green, dark brown, old purple

Dyes: madder
, weld (Reseda Luteola), onion skins, indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks, natural dark brown sheep wool, natural ivory sheep wool.

Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, ivory wool warps and ivory wool wefts (two shots). 1cm of flatwoven kilim ends at both sides. - wool on wool

Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)

Pile height:

thin plaited fringes

1440(weaving date)

Arzu and Ayten

Weaving Period:
4 months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

The ivory field scattered with a variety of animals & birds and geometric motifs around alternating ram's horn motifs flanked by hooked dart (or scissors) motifs etc. in a lawn green kufic border.

Contact us for more information about this rug







King Henry on a rug with a kufesque border. Hampton Court Palace 1667 by Remigius van Leemput


St Jerome in his Study, 1480, Ognissanti, Florence. by Domenico Ghirlandaio


A wood panel with a kufic border from Ibn Tulun mosque, Egypt, XIII century


Rams Horn petroglyphs from Gobustan Rocks. III millennium BC.


For more information about the above rug or to place an order please email (Baku, Azerbaijan) or  (San Francisco Bay Area). We will get back to you within 24 hours or less.