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
BACK TO EARLY OTTOMAN AND ANATOLIAN TURKMEN BEYLIKS PERIOD RUGS (XIV-XV CENTURIES)
A rug fragment with birds motifs, early 15th century (1400s), Turkey or Caucasus. Nationalmuseum (or National Museum of Fine Arts), Stockholm, Sweden
Weft: red, wool, 2 shots
Knots: 31V x 26H, 806 pdm2 (52 psi), (offset knotting technique?)
Published: Carl Johan Lamm, Carpet Fragments, plate 14
Found in Fostat, Egypt.