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
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"Early Karabagh rugs and carpets" main page
Early Karabagh rug, 18th century, Safavid Period, Karabagh Province (Beylerbeyi), Azerbaijan. published at Schurmann's Caucasian rugs plate no: 93. 102x222cm (31x44)
The rug was first published by Ulrich Schurmann as
plate 38 in his Bilderbuch fuer Teppichsammler in 1960 and again in 1974
as plate 93 in his ‘Caucasian Rugs’. There are many
other similar examples from the Safavid and Khanate Period.
There are many other similar examples from the Safavid and Khanate Period.