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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Antique Bordjalou Shield or Keyhole Kazak rug, mid 19th century, Borchaly / Bordjalou Uyezd, Karapapakh tribe. Glencairn Museum, Academy of the New Church, in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania.