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 Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

An atypical early 20th century Persian Tabriz finely-woven carpet with a colorful overall lozenge lattice in shades of blue, rust, cream and green containing palmettes, vases and rosettes within a moss green floral motif border. Doris Leslie Blau