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 Bordjalou rug (dated in hijri year 132_), so called "Sewan Kazak" rug, Karapapakh tribe, Borchaly / Bordjalou Uyezd, possibly Qyzylkilse village. Currently in Italy, private collection. 185x265cm.