About the Antique Rugs of the Future Project

Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

Shearing,
Sorting, Washing, Carding, Spinning

"The advantages of handspun yarn to machine spun yarn"

Rediscovery of Ancient Natural Dyes
Our Natural Dyestuffs

Mordants

Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs
 

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Antique Derbend rug in a madder red field, late 19th century 


A DAGHESTAN RUG
EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880

Price Realized 2,375 ($3,677)
 

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 7845
Oriental Rugs and Carpets
15 April 2010
London, King Street

 

Lot Description
111-A DAGHESTAN RUG
EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880
Even light wear, a few very small cobbled repairs, minimal localised moth damage and faded old tinting
8ft.10in. x 4ft.10in. (268cm. x 147cm.)