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, early 20th century, Northern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan

An ivory guarded shield-like, keyhole medallion on an abrashed blue field with an ivory ground running dog border.
Provenance: Private Collection, London, Ontario. 6 ft. 4 in. x 4 ft. 6 in. (194 x 139 cm)