About the Antique Rugs of the Future Project

Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

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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Lotto-Ushak, acquired from Ulrich Schürmann in 1971, now Bausback Collection. 230 x 117 cm, 16th century, Ushak, Highlands of Anatolia, Turkey, Published Ellis, Charles Grant “The Lotto Pattern as a fashion in carpets“, page 20, Ulrich Schürmann “Teppiche aus dem Orient”, page 56/57



image source: www.rugtracker.com, John Taylor