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 highly-stylized late 19th century Persian Tabriz antique carpet, the red
and brown striated field with scrolling vinery and palmettes overall issuing
from a central vine that stems from a lower ivory section with floral motifs
and enlarged serrated leaves within a red inscription cartouche border.