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



Harshang Pattern floral carpet (blue ground), 18th century, Khanates Period, Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 152 (3957) from Cerablus, Turkey. 240 x 490 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 91. Alternate rows of white indented stars and yellow and red palmettes. A lozenge is formed by four palmettes joined by a fine stem and encloses cartouches tipped with white arabesques and yellow and white filled palmettes.