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 Afshan / Saj-ayaghy design rug.
3 foot 2 inches by 4 foot 2 inch.

Karagashli Kuba Rug, Kuba. 19th Century.

Structure: Symmetrical. 7 knots per horizontal inch and 11 knots per vertical inch. 77 per square inch (1194 per square decimeter).

Yarn Spin: Z.

Warp: ivory wool

Weft: 2 shots ivory wool

Pile: 2 Wool singles.

Ends: Warp fringe.

Selvages: 1 cord red wool.


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