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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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Early Kuba or Karabagh dragon carpet, 17th century, Safavid Period, Azerbaijan. Dimensions: L. 184 in. (467.4 cm) W. 86 in. (218.4 cm). Wool (warp, weft, pile); symmetrically knotted pile. Metropolitan Museum of Art. The James F. Ballard Collection, Gift of James F. Ballard, 1922. Accession Number 22.100.119