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Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

Sorting, Washing, Carding, Spinning

"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

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The Prince Paar Ottoman Cairene Medallion Carpet

Image and information courtesy: John Taylor, rugtracker.com

An allover medallion carpet once in the possession of Prince Paar employs a medallion. It has only been published once in colour, by Arthur von Scala in 1908