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 Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, 4'9" x 6'
Rarely do we encounter the renowned Mustafavi (stylized Garden of Paradise)
design in an area-size rug, especially one so elegantly portrayed as this
century-old Tabriz masterwork. This dramatic area-size rug captures the
spaciousness of design and large scale elements usually reserved for much
larger rugs. As well, it offers a highly lustrous wool and excellent,