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 rug, early 20th century, Southern Kuba Region, Azerbaijan. Here the auction rug is labeled as "Shirvan" by mistake.

Nagel Auction,
Sale 48T, May 8th 2007
Shirvan, Caucasus, ca. 1900. Slightly fraying ends, fold wear and localised wear.
259 x 172 cm