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), early 19th century, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 107 (3956) from Cerablus, Turkey. 200 x 435 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 82. The pattern consists of yellow or blue cartouches with four pairs of small leaves alternating with white stars.