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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Para-Mamluk carpet fragment, East Mediterranean region, Syria or southeast Anatolia, 15th century. 44x40cm. Staatlichen Kunstsammlungen Dresden. inv. no: 343

Image courtesy: John Taylor, rugtracker.com