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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

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Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs
 


OTTOMAN CARPETS IN THE XVI - XVII CENTURIES (16-17TH CENTURIES)



 


A 'GHIRLANDAIO' RUG
WEST ANATOLIA, LATE 17TH CENTURY

Price Realized 12,500 ($20,125)

Sale Information

Christies Sale 7960
Oriental Rugs and Carpets Including Turkmen Weavings From The Collection of Erik Risman
5 April 2011
London, King Street
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Lot Description

A 'GHIRLANDAIO' RUG
WEST ANATOLIA, LATE 17TH CENTURY
Some areas of wear and repiling, a few small repairs, selvages replaced, ends secured
4ft.9in. x 3ft.10in. (145cm. x 117cm.)
Special Notice

Provenance: Anon. sale Sotheby's New York, 14 December 2001, lot 60.