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, late 19th century, Azerbaijan


An antique Moghan long rug

Price Realized 1,116 ($1,822)
 

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 9664
CARPETS, EUROPEAN FURNITURE AND DECORATIVE OBJECTS
9 July 2003
London, South Kensington
 

Lot Description
40-An antique Moghan long rug
the ivory field with two columns of stylised polychrome Memling guls divided by linked stellar flowerhead lozenges, in charcoal-black border of bold hooked lozenges and small checkered panels between vine and barber-pole stripes, outer plain stripe, good condition --268cm. x 86cm.(8ft.10in. x 3ft.10in.)