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



Christie's Northern Kuba long rug, third quarter 19th century

Price Realized Ј1,763 ($2,876)

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 9664
Carpets, European Furniture and Decorative Objects
9 July 2003
London, South Kensington

Lot Description
An antique Seychour kelleh
the light pistachio-green field with overall diagonal rows of stylised palmettes and floral sprays flanked by leaves, in broad shaded sang-de-boeuf boreder of hooked palmette vine between wide ivory and blue running-dog stripes, platted kilim ends, good condition --305cm. x 135cm.(10ft. x 4ft.5in.)