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



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.

from claremontrug.com