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Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan
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Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs
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Antique Shirvan "Akstafa" bird rug, Salyan (Saliani) District, Azerbaijan. Late 19th century.
AN AKSTAFA RUNNER