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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

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs

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Antique Derbend rug, 19th century 

Lot 224
Daghestan Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (large wear crease, end fraying), 5 ft. 4 in. x 3 ft. 8 in.

Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Sale 2486 - Lot 224
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