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 Northern Kuba rug, late 19th century / early 20th century, Azerbaijan.

Skinner Sale 2347 Lot 97

Lesghi Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (slight moth damage), 4 ft. 9 in. x 3 ft. 2 in.

Provenance: Retains cloth tag indicating former ownership by H. McCoy Jones, San Francisco, California.
Estimate $3,500-4,500