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 Kuba Alpan "crab" rug, last quarter 19th century,  Northern Hillside Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan

Seichour Long Rug, Northeast Caucasus, second half 19th century, (areas of wear, small holes, end fraying, selvage damage), 7 ft. 10 in
Sale 2304 Lot 172. Oct 08 2005 12:00 EST Boston
Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers of Antiques & Fine Art