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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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Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

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Lot 36 Shirvan Long Rug, East Caucasus, third quarter 19th century, (even wear, rewoven ends, small repiled spots), 9 ft. 8 in. x 3 ft. 6 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers, Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Sale 2389 - Lot 36