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 (here labeled as "Shirvan"), Southern Lowland Kuba Region, Azerbaijan

Sale 2362 Lot 257

Shirvan Rug, East Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (small hole in center, small creases), 6 ft. x 4 ft.

May 12, 2007

Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers of Antique and Fine Art