About the Antique Rugs of the Future Project

Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

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



Karabagh Chelebi rug (Sunburst Karabagh, Adler Kazak, Eagle Kazak)

Code: KRCHL154

Size: 154x202cm

Size (ft): 5'0"x6'7"

Area: 3.11 m2

Density: 110 000 knots per square meter, totally ~350 000 knots

Colors: madder red, dark purple, medium blue, yellow, green, midnight blue, ivory, dark brown.

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

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

Knots: Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)

Pile height: 0.6-0.7cm

Ends: bundled knots

Weaver: Parvana & Khanim

Weaving Period: 4 (four) months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design:  The madder-red field with hooked panels, men figures and stylised flowerheads around a sunburst / eagle lozenge, in a narrow ivory crab-rosette vine border between zig-zag and barber pole stripes.

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 vd@azerbaijanrugs.com (Baku, Azerbaijan) or ra@azerbaijanrugs.com  (San Francisco Bay Area). We will get back to you within 24 hours or less.