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

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs


Antique Kuba long rug, Southern Lowland Kuba Region, Azerbaijan.

Kuba Long Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (brown corrosion, very small hole), 8 ft. 10 in. x 3 ft. 10 in.

Estimates $3,500 to $4,500

Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers
Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets
May 14th, 2005