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 Baku or Shirvan rug, first quarter 20th century, the charcoal brown field is intricately decorated with ivory and madder geometric designs and scattered animal figures. 190 x 140 cm. (6 ft. 3 in. x 4 ft. 7 in.)