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 (?) floral carpet, 18th century (Khanate Period), Azerbaijan.
Türk ve Islam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul.
Acquired 9 April 1915. Inv. no. 41
(3078) from the library of Köse Ömer at Erzurum
Borders: Yellow ground. Small white rosettes and small palmettes, outlined in brown, linked by a fine brown curving stem. Minor borders - 6 cm wide. Reciprocal trefoil design in brown and white, outlined in red. Guard stripe - brown stripe between main and minor borders.
Warp: Z2S wool, brown and ivory
Weft: wool, brown and white, two shoots
Knots: symmetrical, 34 H X 38 V = 1292 per square dm