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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Antique Baku flatwoven curtain, woven with the zili method, Eastern Azerbaijan

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Antique Baku Palaz, Eastern Azerbaijan, early 20th century

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Antique Baku Surahani kilim, Eastern Azerbaijan, circa 1900. 5'1"x 11'6. Marla Mallett