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


Antique Caucasian Afshan rug, end of 19th century, Baku or Khyzy Region. This rug was possibly woven by "Daghly" (Mountaineers) ethnic group who inhabits in Baku and Khyzy Regions. The rug carries all the characteristics of this specific group.