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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Batári - Crivelli carpet fragment, Iparművészeti Múzeum, Museum of Applied Arts, Budapest, 15th century, Ottoman Turkey

Early 'Crivelli' style Turkish carpet, was found at Sivrihisar (Eskishehir) Mosque, first half of the 15th century

Early 'Crivelli' style Turkish rug,  XV century. Orient Stars Collection. Dimension: 143 X 215 cm

'Crivelli' style historical Turkish rug, Vakiflar Museum, Turkey. Published "Teppiche", B. Balkinar & U.Hirsch, 14-15th centuries

'Crivelli' style historical Turkish rug

XVI-XVII century Anatolian rug with a large Holbein pattern and Crivelli type medallion. Kircheim, Orient Stars Collection






XVI-XVII century Bergama village carpet fragment, Türk ve Islam Eserleri Müzesi, Istanbul, published at Serare Yetkin's Turk Hali Sanati

17th century Western Anatolian Turkish rug, Vakiflar Carpet Museum

17th century rug fragment. Western Anatolia. İslam Sanatları Sergisi Kataloğu N:5

Anatolian village rug, 17th century. Konya Ethnographic Museum, Turkey





XVIII century Bergama rug with animal motifs.  Turk ve Islam Eserleri Muzesi, Istanbul

XVIII century Anatolian village rug, Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum. published at Serare Yetkin's Turk Hali Sanati

Western Anatolian "Crivelli" type rug, 18th century

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Crivelli-Holbein type of Western Anatolian rug

Central Anatolian Aksaray rug with Crivelli design, 1750-1800, Dennis Dodds collection