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 rug with so called "Gymyl" design, Southern Lowland Kuba Region, Karagashli-Shahnazarli village, North East Azerbaijan

Sale 2347 Lot 190

Shirvan Rug, East Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (even wear to center, minor selvage damage, slight end fraying), 5 ft. x 3 ft. 4 in.

Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers of Antiques and Fine Art