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Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

Shearing,
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Rediscovery of Ancient Natural Dyes
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Mordants

Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

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Textile length

Turkish
157585

Object Place, Turkey

DIMENSIONS
Width x length: 65.1 x 110.5 cm (25 5/8 x 43 1/2 in.)

ACCESSION NUMBER
65.891

MEDIUM OR TECHNIQUE
Silk, foil-wrapped silk; compound satin, brocaded

Woven with red, yellow-green, and purple silks and silver threads (wound around a white silk core) in a pattern of an all-over ogival network. Each compartment is filled with flowering vines.

Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Joseph V. McMullan

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston