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Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

Sorting, Washing, Carding, Spinning

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Rediscovery of Ancient Natural Dyes
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Antique Kuba Alpan "crab" rug, last quarter nineteenth century,  Northern Hillside Kuba Region, Alpan village, North East Azerbaijan

ALPAN KUBA RUG, circa 1880; 5 feet 4 inches x 3 feet 5 inches
Sale 117 Lot 621
Grogan and Company