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Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

Sorting, Washing, Carding, Spinning

"The advantages of handspun yarn to machine spun yarn"

Rediscovery of Ancient Natural Dyes
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Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

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Early rug fragment, Ottoman Turkey. listed as plate no:13 by Carl Johan Lamm, "Carpet Fragments", Uddevalla, Sweden, 1985). Found in Fostat, Egypt. 25 x 19.5 cm. Stockholm National Museet

above picture courtesy: http://www.weavingartmuseum.org/
Read more comments about this fragment at http://www.weavingartmuseum.org/wamri/plate11.htm