About the Antique Rugs of the Future Project
Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan
Shearing, 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
A spectacular Caucasian Gubpa Kuba rug, Circa 1875
4ft 8in X 7ft 7in
Abstract animal forms, starflowers, weaver's combs and other delightful totemic devices are spontaneously scattered upon the striking indigo base. The row of five medallions is wonderfully asymmetrical and the color palette is masterful.