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 Caucasian Kuba Syrt Chichi rug. A beautiful arrangement of Mughan / Memling Gul elements. Azerbaijan, 1870's. 147 x 110 cm

Lot 5
Chi-Chi Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (some flat-stitch restoration in center), 4 ft. 10 in. x 3 ft. 7 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000
Sold for $1,304