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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14th century linen fragment (C-14 dated 1395 AD +/- 40; Linen): indigo and yellow silk thread on linen, with double running stitch, openwork, and drawn thread. It measures 6-7/8" by 4-1/3". Originally it was not so dull and dark.

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology University of Oxford

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