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 Caucasian Karagashli design rug, late 19th century,  Eastern Azerbaijan, probably Baku, 104 x 174 cm

Akstafa, Caucasus, circa 1890. All sides original, localised heavy wear. Nagel Auktionen, Sale 52T, January 27th 2009