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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
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Shirvan "Akstafa" rug
Size (metric): 92x152cm
Size (ft): 3'0"x4'11"
Area: 1.4 m2
Density: 155 000 knots per square meter, totally 217 000 knots
Weaving period: 2 and half months
Colors: madder red, cerulean blue, midnight blue, weld yellow, forest green, natural ivory, natural brown.
Dyes: 100% natural dyes: madder, weld (Reseda Luteola), indigo, pomegranate skins, walnut husks, natural brown sheep wool, natural ivory sheep wool - all are eco-friendly and non-toxic
Materials: Handcarded and handspun wool for pile, ivory wool warps and coton wefts
Handwoven in Azerbaijan
Design: The blue field with two red and ivory octagonal medallions and various geometric devices within an ivory border
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