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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Early Derbend rug, probably first half of the 19th century, 349 x 203 cm, Estimate: 7500, Lot 11, Rippon Boswell & Co. , Wiesbaden, Germany, 11/05/2002