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 long with a red ground. Azerbaijan, 1870's. 244 x 133 cm

Lot 31
Chi-Chi Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (small spots of minor wear, small creases, some dark brown oxidation), 8 ft. x 4 ft. 4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,500