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
to "An Educational Guide to Antique Tabriz rugs and carpets" main page
Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran
An unusual example from
Doris Leslie Blau collection of late 19th century Persian Tabriz
antique rugs, the abrashed honey field with a whimsical design of animals,
flowering branches and trees around a stylized central medallion with floral
sprays issuing from its pendants within a sage green floral motif border.