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
OTTOMAN CARPETS IN THE XVI - XVII CENTURIES (16-17TH CENTURIES)
Heinrich Kirchheim's “Orient Stars” Plate no: 213
Camel Ground with Blue-Black Border Corner Fragment
While not enough of the rug remains to enable a
reconstruction of the whole, this smallest fragment in the collection
commands our attention.
The beige exemplifies what I believe to be the quality of early colour, the dye being fully saturated, the colour soft and clear, yet very strong.
Lit: Heinrich Kirchheim's “Orient Stars” Plate