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


North West Anatolian rugs & kilims from Balikesir Province



Antique Karakešili rug with a small Holbein medallion, Balikesir-Bergama Area, Turkey.


Sale 49T, November 5th 2007

Karakecili, West Anatolia, circa 1800. Localised heavy wear, partially oxidized colours, repilings, repairs.
227 x 182 cm