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



1332 AH / 1914 AD dated antique Konagkend Prayer rug / Namazlyg, North East Azerbaijan

135 Shirvan prayer rug, Caucasus, dated 1332 (= 1913). Selvages newly overcast, localised minor wear. 178 x 128 cm

Nagel Auktionen

Sale 52T, January 27th 2009