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
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Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs


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Central Anatolia, jijim, Obruk or Sivrihissar region, 4.6 x 5.3 feet, c. 1850-75. This is a rare prayer design of finely brocaded ascending arches capped by a single pointed mihrab arch in the architectural form of a Seljuk turbe.

Dennis Dodds Collection