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

Mordants

Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs
 


BACK TO EARLY OTTOMAN AND ANATOLIAN TURKMEN BEYLIKS PERIOD RUGS (XIV-XV CENTURIES)

 

Animal rug fragment, 14th century (or early 15th century), Turkey. Nationalmuseum (or National Museum of Fine Arts), Stockholm, Sweden

 

Size: 21x11.5cm

RKM 226/1939

 

Weft: red, wool, 2-4 shots

 

Knots: 39V x 26H, 1014 pdm2 (65 psi)

 

image source: Carl Johan Lamm, Carpet Fragments, plate 13

 

Found in Fostat, Egypt.