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 Karabagh Cloudband rug, last quarter 19th century, Kalbajar District, Azerbaijan. 5'4" x6'9". Peter Pap Oriental Rugs

Peter Pap comment: "A great example of a cloudband design, derived from ancient Chinese art. A charming village rug from the Caucasus with folk-art touches."