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 Caucasian Kuba Zeikhur rug, possibly Alpan village, Northern Hillside Kuba Region, Azerbaijan.

Seichour Rug,
 Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (small creases, crude repairs), 6 ft. x 4 ft. 8 in.

Lot 1234, Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets, May 14th, 2005, Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers of Antiques and Fine Art