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 Caucasian Kuba or Baku Soumak rug, Eastern Azerbaijan, 132 x 193 cm, Hali Archive, dated first half of the 19th century (?). third quarter 19th century would be a more plausible date for this sumakh.