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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Bird Ushak, Acquired from Franz Bausback, Mannheim, in 1978, 188 x 122 cm, Beginning 17th century, Highlands of Anatolia, Turkey, Published Weltkunst April 15th, 1978, page 862, Volkmann (signed I 51), “Die Nachfahren des Pazyrykteppichs”, 1982, page 10, Bausback „Anatolische Knüpfkunst“ 1978, page 43, Bausback “Antike Knüpfkunst“ 1982, page 10, Hali 1978 I/1, page 58