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, dated 1311 (1894). The geometric border design in pleasant shades of blue, red, and green beautifully offsets the hooked guls in the same palette that covers the navy field. 4 ft. 11 in. x 3 ft. (150 x 92 cm.)