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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XVIII century "swastika/pinwheel" rug, Khanate Period, Shirvan or Karabagh, Azerbaijan. Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi, Istanbul inv.834 and 853 (2-123) (Evkaf depot).

image source: www.rugtracker.com, John Taylor