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


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Antique Nakhchivan pictorial rug, Ordubad district (Dize village), Azerbaijan, dated AH 1332 (1913/1914).

A number of pictorial rugs with this "Rustam and Zohrab" (from Shahnameh) theme were woven in Karabagh and Nakhchivan in the early 20th century: