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



Early Kuba or Karabagh carpet, 18th century, Safavid Period, North East Azerbaijan.

A CAUCASIAN MEDALLION CARPET, 18th/19th ct., with influences of early Indo-Persian Carpet Design.

Nagel "Rugs & Carpets" Sale 36T, May 15th 2001 Lot 1668

Literateur: Yetkin, S. Early Caucasian Carpets in Turkey. London: 1978. volume I, plate 99
Reweaves and restorations particularly along the edges.
Estimate 15 000 DM