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


This is an attractive northern Hillside Kuba rug with so called Lesghi Star or Zeyve design,  probably Alpan village.  (V.D.)

Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers

Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Sale 2405 - Lot 238

Seichour Rug,
Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (small area of minor wear), 4 ft. 8 in. x 3 ft. 4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000
Sold for $2,015