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
A fine example from Doris Leslie Blau collection of antqiue Persian rugs,
this particular rug from Tabriz in Northwest Persia has an abrashed brick
red field with a dense allover trellis of polychrome palmettes and vines
within a beige stylized palmette and vinery border.