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
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Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

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Antique Kuba rug, late 19th/early 20th century, Southern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan

An antique Kuba rug

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 9704
At home - Carpets, European furniture and decorative objects
8 October 2003
London, South Kensington

Lot Description
An antique Kuba rug
the ivory field with overall serrated leaf lattice containing stylised floral sprays, in charcoal-black border of stylised hooked S-motif between striped panels and similar S-motif stripes, outer barber-pole, zig-zag and plain stripes, original ends, slightly corroded black --208cm. x 140cm.(6ft.8in. x 4ft.7in.)