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
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Antique Haji Jalili Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, 4'1" x5'9"
This completely original piece from the workshops of the acclaimed carpet
maker Hadji Jallili is ideal for the connoisseur who favors classically
designed rugs. Its virtuoso Garden of Paradise motif consists of a dense
field of precisely drawn flower forms, regal cypress trees and elaborately
flowing vinery. This design emanates from an exquisite vase and is set
beneath an elaborate, fluted prayer arch.