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
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Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs



Antique Kuba Chichi rug in an abrash yellow field, "Khyrda Gül" pattern, 2nd half 19th century,  Southern Hillside Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan.

Sale 15436 - Bonhams
Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets, 19 Dec 2007
San Francisco and Los Angeles

Lot No: 1001
A Shirvan rug
Caucasus, late 19th century
size approximately 4ft. 2in. x 5ft. 3in.