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

Mordants

Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs
 

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Seljuk (?) (or Beyliks Period) carpet fragment, Turkey. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
 

Date: 14th century
Geography: Turkey
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Wool (warp, weft and pile); symmetrically knotted pile
Dimensions: H. 12 in. (30.5 cm) W. 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm) Mount: H. 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm) W. 17 in. (43.2 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Rugs Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1927 Accession Number: 27.170.91

 

Provenance: [ Joseph Abemayor, Cairo, until 1927; sold to H.E. Winlock for MMA]