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



Shirvan Rug, East Caucasus, Azerbaijan, late 19th century, three columns with stepped diamond and serrated diamond medallions in red, ivory, navy blue, black, gold, and abrashed blue-green on the midnight blue field, narrow ivory border, (slight moth damage), 9 ft. 6 in. x 5 ft.