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


"Ardabil Rugs" main page


Antique Meshginshahr long rug, Ardabil Province, Iranian Azerbaijan. Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles (November 2005), early 20th century. 95 x 416 cm. Prov.: Privatsammlung Horst & Eva Engelhardt, Mannheim