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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Dragon carpet (red ground) with trellis pattern, 17th century, Safavid Period, Azerbaijan. Türk ve Islam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. According to the inventories, these fragments and a small unnumbered piece were acquired from separate places. However they belong to the same carpet. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 19