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 carpet, S. Kuba Region, Azerbaijan, East Caucasus, late 19th century. The Textile Museum R36.3.4, acquired by George Hewitt Myers in 1905

This is a significant rug, because it is the earliest recorded purchase of a Caucasian carpet in the Myers Collection (1905)