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 Tabriz carpet, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, 9'3" x 12'10"

This dazzling carpet from the workshop of one of the most renowned carpet designers of the 19th century features chiseled detail work and sublime nuances of tone. Its versatile, smaller roomsize format would create a gracious entry hall or a sophisticated, yet intimate seating area.

Claremont Rug Company