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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Caucasian Karabagh Lampa rug
Code: KRL01
Size: 63x240cm
Size (ft): 2'0"7'10"
Area: 1.51 m2
Density: 170 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and wefts

Design: The indigo field with a column of deep-red octofoil medallions containing similar, smaller, beige medallions, linked by arrow heads, the field scattered with various perching birds (parrots, peacocks or roosters etc.) and floral sprays, boteh motives, in a green floral  border
Handwoven in Azerbaijan