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 Shahsavan Moghan rug, 19th century, Azerbaijan.  294x120cm. Lot 12, with a glowing red field, a contrasting excellently drawn white main border and a field design well known from Shahsavan bags. Rippon Boswell, Wiesbaden, March 25, 1995