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


A rare antique Caucasian Kuba Khyrda Gul (Khirdagyd-Chichi) Chichi rug with a yellow ground. Dere Chichi village. Azerbaijan. 1870's. 156 x 105 cm

Note the typical stylized Chichi flowerhead changes its shape into a Swastika symbol, as the size of this element is reduced:

Tappeti antichi - Collezione Caucaso Kuba con disegno Kirdahyl, Caucaso nord-orientale, cca 1800, lana su lana, 156 x 105 cm

Uno straordinario pezzo da collezionismo, in stato di conservazione eccezionale.

Provenienza: collezione privata, Vienna

Un simile esemplare si trova in Victoria & Albert Museum a Londra (pubbl: Kerimov, Latif, Azerbaijan Carpet, Gjandzlik, Baku, 1983).

Said Aziz Mohammadi