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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



Seichour Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (small creases, slight end fraying), 5 ft. 5 in. x 3 ft. 8 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Skinner December 4, 2004
Sale 2276 Lot 13