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


back to Important Antique Heriz Rugs



Antique Azerbaijan carpet, NW Iran, 19th century.

unsold at Sothebys on 24 April 1991 (91) / later sold at the Adam Clayton Sale at Christies South Ken on 10 November 2004 (446)

Information and picture courtesy: John Taylor, rugtracker.com