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Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

Shearing,
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Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

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Antique Bakshaish (Bakshaiesh, Bakhshaish, Bakhshayesh) rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran.


Carpets

Sotheby's Sale: N08456 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 2: Wed, 11 Jun 08 2:00 PM
 

LOT 268 (of 224)
A BAKSHAISH CARPET, NORTH PERSIA,

30,00040,000 USD

measurements: approximately 12ft. 6in. by 10ft. 2in. (3.81 by 3.10m.)

Description: circa 1880

rewoven end guard borders, foldwear, partially reselvaged