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 Karagashli rug, 19th century,  Lowland Kuba Region, Devechi (Divichi) District, North East Azerbaijan

Karagashli runner, northeast Caucasus, first half 19th century. 1.05 x 2.92m (3'5" x 97"). Rippon Boswell, Wiesbaden, 16 December 1996, lot 137. Est. DM 44,000, sold for DM44,080 ($28,625).