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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Holbein carpet fragment, XVI century, Western Anatolia, Ottoman Empire. Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Islamisches Museum, Berlin
. inv. nr. KGM 86, 1172. 230x226cm. Acquired in 1886.

image courtesy: www.rugtracker.com, John Taylor