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

back to Para-Mamluk carpets main page


Para Mamluk rug, 16th century, Formerly Campana Collection, Milan, Italy. Size: 230x305cm. (Hali 93, p75, fig 7)). This was first thought to be late Mamluk, but Kuhnel suggested that its closely related to the compartment carpets.