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 rug, first quarter 20th century, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, Devechi (Divichi)-Shabran District, North East Azerbaijan

Bidjov Rug, Northeast Caucasus, dated 1913, (small areas of minor wear, some dye runs), 5 ft. 7 in. x 3 ft. 10 in.

Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers of Antiques and Fine Art, May 14th, 2005