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 Konagkend rug, second half 19th century,  Southern Mountainous Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan.
A brick red field with an allover geometric design in cornflower blue within a faded salmon, charcoal brown, ivory and blue border. Shows wear.
166 x 109 cm (5 ft. 6 in. x 3 ft. 7 in)