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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Mid 19th century antique Star Kazak rug with a white ground, mid 19th century, possibly Shikhli village, Kazak Region, Western Azerbaijan. Mirco Cattai Collection, Italy. http://www.mircocattai.com/en/