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

 


 

Antique Kuba rug, late 19th century, North East Azerbaijan


31 A large Konagkend rug, East Caucasus
The abrashed yellow field with fine lozenge lattice containing two large polychrome, hooked and floral linked medallions flanked by simialr half panels with occasional human and animal figure, in broad shaded tomato-red border of stylised checkered and floral sprays together with jewellery between reciprocal skittle-pattern, floral and S-motif stripes, outer barber-pole stripes, kilim ends, minute damage on the edge of one side, slightly corroded black on edges otherwise good pile. 290cm. x 163cm.(9ft.7in. x 5ft.4in.)

Price Realized 1,320 ($2,476)

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 5750
EUROPEAN FURNITURE, WORKS OF ART, TAPESTRIES AND CARPETS
25 January 2005
London, South Kensington