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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Antique Kazak Karachop rug, 19th century. Murray L Eiland Jr. & Murray Eiland III's "Oriental Rugs A Complete Guide". Murray also relates the 2-1-2 pattern to the early Central Asian forms and a number of Turkish rugs from Western Anatolia.