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
 


OTTOMAN CARPETS IN THE XVI - XVII CENTURIES (16-17TH CENTURIES)

 

Early Anatolian Turkish rug with a large "Holbein" pattern, early 16th century. Vakiflar Museum (or TIEM), Istanbul. found at a mosque in Sivrihisar, Eskişehir. 160cm x 218 cm. 30 x 27 dm2. published in Turkish Carpets from the 13th 18th Centuries, pic 40. wool on wool. red wefts


 

 

Image courtesy: John Taylor, rugtracker.com