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



Floral carpet (dark blue ground), late 18th/early 19th century, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 835 (3-364) from the Evkaf Depot, Samsun, Turkey. 160 x 320 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 97. Alternating sequence of dark yellow and red stylized palmettes and pale yellow octagonal rosettes.