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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Azerbaijan rug with multiple medallions. Shirvan or Karabagh, Azerbaijan, late 17th or early 18th century, the Art Institute of Chicago, 26.1616. Gift of Emily Crane Chadbourne. 221 x 539 cm Published Kelley and Gentles 1947; no: 68 (after Ellis, 1975, pl. 25)