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

Mordants

Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs
 

 

 

Kuba Zeyve Rug in a brown ground

Code:
KUZEY126

Size: 125x190cm

Size (ft): 4'1"x6'2"

Area: 2.37 m2

Density: 170 000 knots per square meter, totally ~ 400 000 knots

Colors (16): Brown yarns used for the ground color is undyed wool; it is natural medium brown sheep wool

Medium brown (ground color - undyed), light brown, dark brown (undyed), ivory (undyed), cerulean blue, midnight blue, light green, red, yellow, old purple/mauve, maroon.

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, grey wool warps and ivory wool wefts (two shots). 1cm of flatwoven kilim ends at both sides. - wool on wool

Knots:
Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)

Pile height:
0.4cm

Ends:
four-five rows of decorative knotted meshwork

Weaver:
Arzu (her name is woven on the rug)

Weaving Period:
Three months

Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design:
The medallion design is related to the early small pattern Holbein motif:
 



to see early small patter Holbein rugs: http://www.azerbaijanrugs.com/anatolian/historical_holbein_carpets.htm

In the central field, the tamgas of the 24 Oghuz tribes (who played an important role in the ethnogenesis of the people of Azerbaijan) are scattered throughout the central field. The other elements woven in the rug: endless knot, rams horn, kochak, birds, flowers etc.


The tamgas of 24 Oghuz tribes

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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.