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 Bordjalou Karapapakh rug, so called "Sewan Kazak" rug, 19th century, Borchaly / Bordjalou Uyezd

Oriental Rugs and Carpets at Skinner, December 1, 1990. Lot 125, Sevan Kazak, was slightly out of the ordinary in minor details. It deserved the $18,000 it brought.