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



mid 19th century Kuba prayer rug (namazlyg), possibly Tekye village, Southern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan, published at Oriental Rug Review, Vol. IX, No. 5, June/July, 1989


a close up photo of a similar early Kuba rug fragment