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, North East Azerbaijan

Lot 533
A rare Kuba rug, North East Caucasus
Third quarter 19th century, 6ft. x 3ft.4in. 1.83m. x 1.02m.
Slight even wear overall. This represents a very rare type with a particularly beautiful and unusual border.
See Bennett, Oriental Rugs vol. I: Caucasian, for a closely related example.

Woolley & Wallis,

Thursday 16th January 2003

Salisbury Salerooms Ltd.
Eastern and Western carpets & rugs. Decorative textiles, needlework and samplers