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



Antique Kuba Alpan rug, late 19th century, Northern Hillside Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 2060
Oriental Rugs and Carpets
8 December 2008
New York, Rockefeller Plaza

Lot Description
East Caucasus, Circa 1900
Approximately 5 ft. 9 in. x 3 ft. 4 in. (175 cm. x 102 cm.)