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Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

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Rediscovery of Ancient Natural Dyes
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Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

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Antique Tabriz rug, Azerbaijan, NW Iran

A Persian Tabriz carpet

An early 20th century Persian Tabriz carpet, the persimmon field with flowerheads interspersed between rows of staggered palmettes within a sand stylized palmette and acanthus leaf border.

Size: 12'2" 10'8"
Item No: BB3255
Doris Leslie Blau