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



1880's Kuba Soumak carpet with yellow ground, North East Azerbaijan

Sale 123 Lot 126

SOUMAC RUG, Caucasus, circa 1880
5 feet 6 inches x 3 feet 2 inches

Estimate $2,000-3,000

Grogan and Company.