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
Our Natural Dyestuffs
Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs
Weaving and Finishing Steps
Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs
Kuba Perepedil rug
Size (ft): 7'0"x10'9"
Area: 7.05 m2
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, totally ~1 200 000 knots
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, weld, dyer's woad, indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks, onion skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, ivory wool warps (natural ivory and brown twist) and ivory wool wefts (two shots). 1cm of flatwoven kilim ends at both sides.
Design: 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 green ground kufic border.
Meaning of the motifs: www.azerbaijanrugs.com/arfp-kuba-perepedil-rug-153x185cm.htm
Handwoven in Azerbaijan
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