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

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Ottoman Cairene Floral Carpet

This rug was sold at the Sothebys London December 1969 (Kevorkian sale) for £1250, and again at Sothebys New York on 7 April 1992 for $ 66,000. See Hali 63-131.

Image and information courtesy: John Taylor, rugtracker.com