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Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

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"The advantages of handspun yarn to machine spun yarn"

Rediscovery of Ancient Natural Dyes
Our Natural Dyestuffs


Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs


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Date: 19th century
Geography: Turkey
Dimensions: H: 106 in. (269.2 cm) W: 63 in. (160 cm)
Credit Line: Bequest of Joseph V. McMullan, 1973
Accession Number: 1974.149.27
Provenance: Joseph V. McMullan , New York (by 1965d. 1973)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York