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 rug with Diagonal repeat, Karabagh, Shusha Area, 18th century, Azerbaijan. Howard T. Hallowell III Collection. Size: 235 x 470 (7'8" x 15'5"). Published Charles Grant Ellis "Early Caucasian rugs" plate 10 also Charles Grant Ellis Oriental Carpets in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, plate 43b