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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Ottoman prayer rug fragment, Bucharest, National Art Museum of Romania

According to John Taylor, the fragment was sold by Teodor Tuduc in 1956 to the National Art Museum of Romania

Picture courtesy: John Taylor, rugtracker.com