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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



Antique Seychour long rug, second half 19th century, Northern Kuba Region, Azerbaijan.

Lot 125

Seichour Long Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (minor selvage damage, black oxidation), 9 ft. 8 in. x 3 ft. 7 in.
Estimate $12,000-15,000
Sold for $14,220

Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers, Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Sale 2436 - Lot 125