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


Lot 317
Baku Khila-Afshan long rug, Baku region, Azerbaijan, East Caucasus, mid 19th century, 11 ft .4 in. x 5 ft. 3.45m. x 1.52m. 900-1200
Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury Salerooms Ltd.
Carpets & Rugs Sale on Tuesday 9th October 2001
Condition: Overall wear, heavy in places, end outer guards rewoven, one split, other small repairs.
Hammer Price 1150