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



Brooklyn Museum antique Kuba rug, 1272 AH dated (1855 AD), Northern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan
Compare this rug to Skinner's Kuba rug, Lot 271, Sale 2405

Kuba Type Carpet, early 19th century. Wool, 62 1/2 x 42 1/2 in. (158.8 x 108 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Mrs. Joseph V. McMullan, gift of the Beaupre Charitable Trust in memory of Joseph V. McMullan