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 Southern Shirvan Region rug, Salyan (Saliani) District, 125x269cm, Azerbaijan. c.1870s. Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of rare
Carpets & Textiles. Saturday 26. September 2009.