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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

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs
 

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Antique Derbend prayer rug / namazlyg, 19th century 


A DAGHESTAN PRAYER RUG
NORTH EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1890

Price Realized 2,640 ($4,623)
 

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 7219
Oriental Rugs and Carpets
6 April 2006
London, King Street
 

Lot Description
147-A DAGHESTAN PRAYER RUG
NORTH EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1890
Areas of wear, corroded black, scattered small reweaves and repairs, selvages replaced
4ft.2in. x 3ft.3in. (126cm. x 100cm.)