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 horse saddle, Northern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan, Cyber Rug

23"x20", Kuba horse saddle, hand knotted wool pile, Eastern Caucasus, late 19thC, the holes used for straps have been rewoven, but otherwise in good condition