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



Antique Kuba rug, Salmasöyüd design, early 19th century, Mountainous Kuba Region, possibly Söhüb or Khyrt village, Konagkend District, North East Azerbaijan.

KUBA, ca. 155x197 cm
Eastern Caucasus, around 1800
Sale of 28th March 1992, # 146
Result: DM 87,000
Rippon Boswell