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
Kuba or Baku long rug, early 18th century (Safavid Period), Azerbaijan.
A detail of floral carpet. Southern Caucasus, early 18th century. Florence,
Museo Bardini. This brightly colored specimen is also decorated with the
afshan motif that became so popular in 19th-century Caucasian production.
Worthy of note is the main border embellished with a typical two-colored