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Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

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Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

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A late 18th century "Lenkoran" rug. Moghan Region (also attributed to Bahmanli village/tribe in southern Karabagh). Bausback collection


acquired from Bodenheim in 1970 (Antique Fair Munich)
253 x 122 cm
about 1800 or earlier
see Bausback “Antike Meisterstücke orientalischer Knüpfkunst“
Anniversary issue 1975, page 190-191
see Herrmann 1992, page 100
The few known pieces we find in Herrmann, including this carpet
A small-sized piece of this kind was sold in 1989 at a price of DM 162000 at auction Rippon Boswell