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, 19th century, Azerbaijan.

Published at 
Ian Bennett: Oriental Rugs. Volume I: Caucasian Rugs

439 This exceptionally large rug has a dark blue ground but a less crowded composition than the previous example (although it lacks that rug's archaic quality). Probably late 19th century. 370x200 cm