About the Antique Rugs of the Future Project

Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

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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Ottoman Cairene Medallion Carpet fragments, Textile Museum. published by Ernst Kühnel and Louisa Bellinger,
Cairene Rugs and Others Techinically Related, Washington, DC 1957, plates XXXIV and XXXVI, Textile Museum inventory numbers
R1.135 and R1.133.

Image courtesy: John Taylor, rugtracker.com