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, second half 19th century, Jek or Gyryz village, Khynalyg District, Mountainous  Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan.

Published at Hali, Vol. 1, #3, 1978, p.38: ad for “The Old Rug ” in Oakland, CA. 5’0 x 3’10. 19th century.