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



Afshan Pattern floral carpet (red ground), 18th century, Khanate Period, Kuba or Baku Region, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 880 (1-721) from the Mosque of Ali Pasha at Tokat. 260 x 570 cm. Rosettes and stars on five longitudinal axes, while between these motifs fine green curves stems linked by segmented leaves and palmettes follow these axes. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 63