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 Kuba "Zejwa" rug, Northern Kuba or southern Daghestan, North East Azerbaijan. 4. ft 09 in x 8. ft 05 in (1.45 m x 2.57 m). Nazmiyal Collection

A runner rug, this antique Seychour rug from the Caucasus features bold, geometric designs. Four medallions with serrated edges lay in the field and feature s-shaped designs and geometric animals. A blue background is ornamented with slate blue, red, ivory, salamander and saffron gold.