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


Southern Kuba rug, second half 19th century, Azerbaijan. Here "Lesghi" attribution is wrong.

Lot No: 1029
A Lesghi rug
Caucasus, circa 1890
size approximately 3ft. 9in. x 5ft. 9in.

Sold for $2,280 inclusive of Buyer's Premium

Sale 15436 - Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets, 19 Dec 2007
San Francisco and Los Angeles