About the Antique Rugs of the Future Project

Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

Shearing,
Sorting, Washing, Carding, Spinning

"The advantages of handspun yarn to machine spun yarn"

Rediscovery of Ancient Natural Dyes
Our Natural Dyestuffs

Mordants

Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs

 


 

Antique Kuba "Zejwa" rug, North East Azerbaijan, despite carrying a so called "Zeykhur/Seychour" border, the origin of this rug should be the southern part of Kuba Region (IMHO).


A SEYCHOUR RUG
NORTH CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1850

Price Realized 5,736 ($8,317)
 

Sale Information
Christies Sale 6568
ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS
25 April 2002
London, King Street

Lot Description
A SEYCHOUR RUG
North Caucasus, circa 1850
The shaded blue field scattered with minor motifs and flowerheads around a central radiating medallion containing a stepped hooked panel with similar motifs, green and light blue panels containing hooked motifs and stylised flowerheads above and below, in an ivory running-dog border together with hooked diamond panels between shaded rust flowerhead and barber-pole stripes, slight localised wear
5ft.2in. x 3ft.5in. (157cm. x 104cm.)