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
Our Natural Dyestuffs
Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs
Weaving and Finishing Steps
Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs
Antique Caucasian Kuba Khyrda Gül / Khirdagyd
Chichi design rug, late 19th century. Azerbaijan. 91 cm x 177 cm
Shirvan Rug, East Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, two columns of
flowering plants flanked by small diamonds and hooked motifs in midnight
blue, red, ivory, violet, dark brown, and blue-green on the gold field,
ivory Ashik gul and paired triangle border, (slight even wear, small
rewoven areas, reovercast), 5 ft. 10 in. by 3 ft.