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

 

Sotheby's antique Caucasian Kuba rug, Hillside Kuba Region, Azerbaijan.

LOT 42

A Lesghi rug, Northeast Caucasus, 12,00018,000 USD
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 22,600 USD


DESCRIPTION
A Lesghi rug, Northeast Caucasus,
circa 1890
original Soumac reciprocal dart end finishes and macrame fringes, oxidized browns, overcast sides,
approximately 4 ft. 8 in. by 3 ft. 7 in. (1.42 by 1.09 m.)