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
Our Natural Dyestuffs


Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs

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Antique Shirvan "Marasali" rug, Azerbaijan. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Dimensions: 63 in. high 42.00 in. wide (160.02 cm high 106.68 cm wide)

Credit Line: Bequest of Julian Clarence Levi, 1971
Accession Number: 1971.200.11