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
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Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs



Karagashli Kuba rug
Size (metric): 103x147cm
Size (ft): 3'4"x4'9"
Area: 1.51 m2
Weaving period: 5 months
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, totally 260 000 knots
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks,
- all are eco-friendly and non-toxic
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps, cotton wefts
Handwoven in Azerbaijan

The light blue field with a variety of geometric and floral elements around an ivory central lozenge flanked by serrated red medallions, in a golden yellow glass and serrated leaf border, between dark blue and madder-red flowerhead stripes, ivory linked S-motif and plain brown outer stripes

inspired by the mid 19th century Sotheby's Karagashli 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.