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


Note: This is one of the most beautiful Khyrdagul (so called Khyrdagyd or Khirdagyd-Chichi or Khirdagyd-Tschitschi) Chichi rugs that have every been woven in history. Hijri dated 1283 AG*  = 1866/67 (Gregorian). Note very beautiful green Khyrda-gul (Khyrda gül means "Small flower'' in Azeri Turkic) / Khirdagyd Chichi motives on the golden yellow ground.

SIZE: 3' 4"  x  4' 2"

* The Hijri calendar started in the moon year in which prophet Muhammad  immigrated from Makkah to Madinah.