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



Two small Baku rugs in Afshan design

Size (metric): 51x60cm (each)
Size (ft): 1'8" x 2'
Area: 0.3 m2
Density: 55 000 knots (each rug)
Weaving period: 1 months
Colors: madder red, Egyptian blue, midnight blue, dark golden yellow, maroon/antique ruby, lawn green, natural ivory, natural brown.
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks, natural brown sheep wool, natural ivory sheep wool
- all are eco-friendly and non-toxic
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, ivory wool warps and cotton wefts
Handwoven in Azerbaijan

The indigo field scattered with a variety of floral motifs around an angular version of the Afshan design comprising rosette, in an ivory border of linked flower heads between minor plain stripes

Contact us for more information about this rug



For more information about the above rug or to place an order please email vd@azerbaijanrugs.com (Baku, Azerbaijan) or ra@azerbaijanrugs.com  (San Francisco Bay Area). We will get back to you within 24 hours or less.