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
North West Anatolian rugs & kilims from Balikesir Province
Yüncü tribal double bag, Balikesir-Bergama area, Turkey. The Textile Museum 2001.7.5
This double bag was woven by the Yüncü people who live in the northwestern
part of Turkey, near Bergama and Balikesir. The Yüncü were known for the
wool that they exported and sold to other tribes. In fact, yüncü means
wool producer or trader.