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 XVIII CENTURY



 

18th century Anatolian Carpet, Turkey. Detroit Institute of Arts

 

Date: probably 1700/1800
Medium: Wool pile on a wool foundation
Dimensions 73 x 57 1/4 in. 185.4 x 145.4 cm
Department: Islamic Art
Credit: City of Detroit
Accession No.22.225

Provenance: Joseph V. McMullan , New York (by 1965d. 1973)


 

Note the similarity of the Salor Gul to the above