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
Kuba Alpan Rug with the
"Crab" design, inspired by
Ian Bennett's Alpan "crab" rug
Size (ft): 3'11"x6'3"
Area: 2.30 m2
Weaving period: three months
Colors: madder red, medium blue, Cerulean blue, honey yellow, aubergine, pine green, natural ivory, natural brown.
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks, natural brown sheep wool, natural ivory sheep wool - all are eco-friendly and non-toxic
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, ivory wool warps and cotton wefts
Handwoven in Azerbaijan
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Star Shaped fountain
Louvre Museum, Département des Antiquités orientales. A Kashan tile depicting ducks in the pool, circa 12th century
Ancient Ornament which is called "Vitruvian wave, wave scroll or running dog"
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