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 century, Khanates Period, possibly Eastern Azerbaijan. Türk ve İslam Eserleri Museum, Istanbul. inv. no 110 (3950) from Cerablus, Turkey. 250 x 569 cm. published Serare Yetkin's "Early Caucasian carpets in Turkey", plate 96. A textile found with the carpet is ascribed as having been donated to the Great Mosque at Bitlis.