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
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Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs

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Early Shirvan carpet, Shirvan Region, Azerbaijan. early to mid 19th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Dimensions: Rug: L. 153 1/2 in. (389.9 cm) W. 68 1/2 in. (174 cm). Credit Line: Gift of Joseph V. McMullan, 1972 Accession Number: 1972.80.3. Provenance: Joseph V. McMullan, New York (by 196572)