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 rug with "Gymyl" design, Kuba Region, late 19th century,  North East Azerbaijan

Schirwan. Ende 19.Jh. 139 x 117cm. Großes persisch beeinflusstes Zentralmotiv, rot auf wabenartigem Grund. Zustand C. (tw. abgelaufen, restauriert, verkürzte Kanten).
Literatur: Vgl. Schürmann, Teppiche aus dem Kaukasus, S. 69.

Van Ham Kunstauktionen, 11/2005