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 rug, North East Azerbaijan, late 19th century. The deep brown field with elongated floral sprays in salmon, mid blue and teal, the border with polychrome diagonal stripes. Some wear. 145 x 97 cm. (4 ft. 9 in. x 3 ft. 2 in.).