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 Chichi rug, "Syrt Chichi" pattern, c.1870-80s, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan. Brooklyn Museum Collections: Arts of the Islamic World

Medium: Wool
Place Made: Caucasia
Dates: 19th century
Dimensions: 152 x 61 in. (386.1 x 154.9 cm)
Collections: Arts of the Islamic World
Museum Location: This item is not on view
Accession Number: 84.140.13
Credit Line: Bequest of Mrs. Joseph V. McMullan, gift of the Beaupre Charitable Trust in memory of Joseph V. McMullan
Image: Overall, 84.140.13.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph