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
Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs
Weaving and Finishing Steps
Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs
to "An Educational Guide to Antique Kazak Sewan rugs" main page
Antique Bordjalou rug, so called "Sewan Kazak" rug, c1860, Borchaly / Bordjalou Uyezd, Karapapakh tribe. private collection, Czech Republic. 167x208cm
The Czech town of Pilsen, particularly well-known for its beer production,
has hosted the rug exhibition 'Oriental Rugs and Carpets from Czech Private
Collections' since June this year. The show of fifty carpets and rugs from
five private Czech Collections is set to continue at Pilsen's Museum of West
Bohemia until 29 August 2004.