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 (light blue ground), 18th century, Khanate Period, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum (acquired 1936), Istanbul. inv. no 945 (1-719) from the Mosque of Ali Pasha, Tokat, Turkey. 230 x 473 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 77