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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AH 1273 [1857 AD] dated Karabagh Prayer rug, 3'3" x 4'9", Azerbaijan. Richard Markarian Collection, the picture can be seen on the cover of "Oriental Rugs in Cincinnati Collections," the catalog of an exhibition at the Cincinatti Museum of Art in December of 1976.