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


North West Anatolian rugs & kilims from Balikesir Province



Yüncü Kilim,
West Anatolia (Turkey), made circa 1920, approx. 193 x 77 cm, one-piece sewn weave in Cicim technique with floating wefts, the piece is in a very good state of preservation with only slight wear with minor damages to the side edges and unimportant darning, the artful braiding of the warp threads is also worth noting. (MA)
Specialist: Wolfgang Matschek

Online Catalogue: Oriental Carpets, Textiles and Tapestries - 08.09.2011
Oriental Carpets, Textiles and Tapestries
Auction Date: 08.09.2011 - 16:00
Location: Palais Dorotheum