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
 

 

Serapi rug with a grand medallion design
Code: SRP04

Size: 235x353cm
Size (ft): 7'8"x11'7"
Area: 7.87m2
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 and cotton wefts
Hand Woven in Azerbaijan

Design:  The shaded madder red field with angular motifs and flowering vine around a grand central medallion enclosing a stylised floral centrepiece issuing palmettes and angular vine, shaded green spandrels similar, in an indigo blue border of "turtle" palmettes and angular flowering vine meander between red and ivory floral meander stripes.

See an antique Serapi carpet with a similar design

Contact us for more information about this rug


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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.