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 Baku rug with so called Lesghi Star medallions, Baku Region, Azerbaijan. Late 19th century.

LOT: 5
RUG NAME: Shirvan
AGE: last quarter 19th century
ESTIMATE: 2.000 - 2.500 USD
SOLD: 2.350 USD
Sale 2276 Lot 5
Shirvan Rug, East Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (small end repairs), 5 ft. 6 in. x 3 ft. 10 in.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

Skinner: Oriental Rugs and Carpets
Boston, MA