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


Karabagh Shabalyd Buta (Chestnut Boteh) rug

Code: KRBTH025

Size: 124x193cm

Size (ft): 4'0"x6'3"

Area: 2.39 m2

Density: 109 000 knots per square meter, totally ~260 000 knots

Colors: midnight blue, medium blue, red, yellow, green, aubergine, light brown, maroon, light yellow, ivory, dark brown, ochre, medium brown, cinnamon.

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

Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, ivory wool warps and light red wool wefts (two shots, dyed with onion skins). 1cm of flatwoven kilim ends at both sides. - wool on wool

Knots: Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)

Pile height: 0.6cm

Ends: Horizontal band of two-pick oblique interlacing warps. Braided fringes.

Inscriptions: 1439 (weaving date), the word "Karabagh"

Weaver: Malahat

Weaving Period:

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: The dark blue central field is dominated by 50 botehs which contain small flowers inside. The botehs change direction from one row to the next. The border on a light ground consists of a so called crab motif.

Contact us for more information about this rug









Contact us for more information about this rug


For more information about the above rug or to place an order please email
We will get back to you within 24 hours or less.