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
A perfect example of an antique Kuba Shahnazarli - Karagashli rug, late 19th century, m. 1,96 x 1,16 - 6’5” x 3’10”, Azerbaijan
Three lozenges stand
out on the dark blue field. At their ends a radial ornament can be seen that
recalls old Egyptian and Persian royal insignia.