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 Kuba rug, South Kuba Region, Azerbaijan. second half 19th century.

Shirvan Long Rug, East Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (small spot of wear, black corrosion), 10 ft. x 3 ft. 6 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Sale 2362 Lot 199
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