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 Kuba Dragon flatweave rug, late 19th century, Northern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan

217 X 175 cm
Technique : weft float brocading with very fine Z2S wool
Warp : Wool, white, Z3S
Age: probably last quarter of the nineteenth century

seen on spongobongo.com