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, 7'2" x 9'4"
In this warm and graceful carpet, a rich apricot field glows behind the
clearly drawn floral motif. The elegant and highly decorative style of
Tabriz is well represented in this highly sophisticated piece. Its 7ft x 9ft
size is extremely seldom found. Continental Collections, Florence.