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



Caucasian Kazak Karachop Rug (also mistakenly named as Karachopf)
Size: 200x290cm
Size (ft): 6'7" x 9'6"
Area: 5.8 m2
Density: 105 000 knots per square meter
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, spurge / euphorbia, indigo, pomegranate skins
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, wool warps and madder dyed red wefts
Handwoven in Azerbaijan

Design: A large octagonal medallion flanked by squares and four star-filled rectangles in ivory, royal blue, gold, rust, and blue-green on the green  field in a broad polychrome zig zagged semi-tarantula motif main border

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.