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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
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Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

Weaving and Finishing Steps

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs

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Holbein carpet, XV-XVI centuries, Western Anatolia, Ottoman Empire. Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Islamisches Museum, Berlin.

Inventory no: 82.894.

Size: 141x275cm

Madonna with Sts John the Baptist and Donatus
Wood, 189 x 191 cm
Duomo, Pistoia

by VERROCCHIO, Andrea del (b. 1435, Firenze, d. 1488, Venezia)