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Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

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Rediscovery of Ancient Natural Dyes
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Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs

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Antique Tabriz Hadji Jalili carpet, Azerbaijan, NW Iran, 4'4" x 5'10"

In counterpoint to the dramatic “giants” of Claremont collection, this perfectly faceted rug possesses an intimacy that is equally alluring. Its serene palette of golden hues and secondary tones is perfectly balanced with its delicately drawn lines. Negative space in the field creates dimension and accentuates the harmony of its design. Created by the master carpet designer, Hadji Jallili, this quiet classical gem has been preserved in extraordinarily good condition.

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