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 Caucasian Kazak rug, 19th century, NW Azerbaijan. published at Bennett & Bassoul’s Tapis du Caucase – Rugs of the Caucasus, attributed to a “Shulaver Kazak”, plate no: 21



"the inner diamond of each medallion has four strange zoomorphic finials, which relate it to motifs found on old Anatolian kilims, some of which are now considered to pre-date the 18th century.."