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
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Ballard Ottoman medallion carpet, 16th century, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
Name: Carpet Date: 17th century Geography: Egypt Medium: Wool (warp, weft
and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile Dimensions: Rug: H. 203 in. (515.6
cm) W. 115 in. (292.1 cm) Classification: Textiles-Rugs Credit Line: The
James F. Ballard Collection, Gift of James F. Ballard, 1922 Accession