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
Reconstruction of the 1600s historical Safavid
Kashan kilim (Textile Museum, Washington) as a pile rug, "Dragon &
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medallion and field of a silk rug (kilim) from Kāshān, Safavid Iran, 16th
or 17th century,
Textile Museum Collection, Washington, D.C.; photography, Otto E. Nelson. The Safavid Dragon and Phoenix silk kilim was acquired in 1926 by a collectioner whose name was Myers.
of all-silk carpets of the Safavid period (16th century) are credited to
1) The first includes three large extant carpets with medallion systems and varied hunting scenes that appear between centerpiece and corners. The two best-known of these are counted among the world’s finest carpets.
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