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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Small pattern Holbein carpet, XVI century, Ottoman Empire, Western Turkey. Keir Collection. published Islamic Carpets and Textiles in the Keir Collection by Fredrich Spuhler. Published by Faber and Faber, London, 1978

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