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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

Galleries of ARFP Caucasian Azerbaijani Rugs


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Antique Zakatala prayer  rug with  a Holbein medallion, North Azerbaijan, 19th century. Published in Hali Magazine, Issue 78

The least noble and latest in date of the group of rugs found in Zakataln Mosque, this apparently much younger (20th century) rug has poor colours 'and stiff drawing