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
 

back to "An Educational Guide to Antique Moghan rugs and carpets" main page
 


 

Antique Moghan (Mughan) rug, 19th century, Azerbaijan


Lot: 30
Shahsavan Long Rug: This antique Shahsavan carpet with large hooked diamonds placed in offset rows on a midnight blue field stands out for its rare border design. Original finishes all around, several repiled areas.
Origin: South East Caucasus, Moghan region
Size: 383 x 111 cm
Age: Second half 19th century
Estimate: 6.700,00

Rippon Boswell Major Spring Auction
Auction date: Saturday 29. May 2010 at 03 PM