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 Shirvan rug, possibly Kurdamir district, late 19th / early 20th century, Azerbaijan
Three rayed diamond medallions on a blue field. Cut and reduced. 4 ft. 10 in. x 4 ft. 5 in. (146 x 134 cm.)