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 Khyrda Gül / Khirdagyd-Chichi rug. The red selvedge here could be confusing. The rest indicates a Kuba origin. ~1880's. 67'' x 37''. Attractive grape leaf or crab motif main border puts this rug into the category of "Rare Chichis".

Nakkas - Fine Rugs & Textile