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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Weaving and Finishing Steps
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Small Kazak rug with star medallions
Size (ft): 3'7"x4'11"
Area: 1.67 m2
Density: 105 000 knots per square meter, totally ~175 000 knots
Colors: red, medium blue, gold yellow, green, royal blue, sky blue, maroon, ivory, dark brown, light brown.
Dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo, pomegranate 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: 0.7cm
Ends: plaited fringes
Inscriptions: 1437 (=2016 weaving date), tamga (tribal seal) of Afshar tribe. Initials.
Weaving Period: 6 months
Handwoven in Azerbaijan
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