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
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Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs

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Antique Bordjalou rug, so called "Sewan Kazak" rug, late 19th century, Borchaly / Bordjalou Uyezd

Rare Sevan Kazak antique called "Shield Kasak", Central Caucasus, 19.Jhd., Wool woven on a wool, teal green shield medallion on madder red ground, in all four corners Tree of Life representations whiteground Fachralo border, blue diamond Nebenborte, absolute Collectible, popular and sought after pattern, approx 186 x 151 cm, EHZ: 2 (professionally cleaned, rare in such a good condition). Henrys Auktionen