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

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ANTIQUE KHYZY BEDDING BAGS (MAFRASH)

 


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Antique Khyzy mafrash (bedding bag), late 19th century, Khyzy District (north west of Baku), Azerbaijan. The State Museum of Azerbaijan Carpet and Applied Art

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Antique Khyzy mafrash (bedding bag) fragment, late 19th century, Khyzy District (north west of Baku), Azerbaijan.

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Antique Khyzy mafrash (bedding bag) panel, Khyzy District (north west of Baku), Azerbaijan

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Antique Khyzy mafrash (bedding bag) panel with dragon symbols stylised into S forms

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Antique Khyzy or Baku mafrash (bedding bag) with stylized "Afshan" pattern, late 19th century, Khyzy District (north west of Baku), Azerbaijan

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Antique Khyzy or Baku mafrash (bedding bag) with stylized "Afshan" pattern, late 19th century, Azerbaijan. The State Museum of Azerbaijan Carpet and Applied Art
 

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Antique Khyzy mafrash (bedding bag) panel, stylized "Afshan" pattern, late 19th century, Azerbaijan.

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Antique Khyzy mafrash (bedding bag) panel with "Afshan" pattern, early 20th century, Azerbaijan.