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, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan
compare it to David Sorgato Kuba rug (which seems to be an earlier and finer piece)

Lot 97
Kuba Rug Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (even wear to center), 5 ft. 2 in. x 3 ft. 8 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500
Sold for $1,778
Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Sale 2457
Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers of Antiques & Fine Art