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 Khyzy rug with octagonal star medallions, Khyzy District (south-southwest of Shabran (Devechi) - Kuba Region, north west of Baku), Azerbaijan

Shirvan Rug, East Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (even wear, some touch-up to field, crease repair, small corner repair), 7 ft. 4 in. x 3 ft. 8 in.

Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Sale 2486 - Lot 254
Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers of Antiques & Fine Art