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 Caucasian carpet with four star medallions, 122 x 243 cm, Azerbaijan. Seen on Rahmanan Carpets.

Here red selvedges indicate the western Caucasian origin of this rug. Probably Gendge (Ganja) region. Late 19th century