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
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Early 'Crivelli' style Turkish carpet, was found at Sivrihisar (Eskishehir) Mosque, first half of the 15th century
The 16-point medallion occupies a
light red field which it shares with spandrels of mixed design. A main
border consisting of stylized swastikas is surrounded by a double pearl
border. Bird forms but no latch-hooks appear.