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Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

Shearing,
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Rediscovery of Ancient Natural Dyes
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Mordants

Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

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Early rug fragment, 13-14th century, Seljuq Sultanate.  listed as plate no:3 by Carl Johan Lamm, "Carpet Fragments", Uddevalla, Sweden, 1985). Found in Fostat in 1935-36, Egypt. 31.5 x 18 cm. Stockholm National Museet, inv. no: 42 (red wefts, 31x27).


Above picture courtesy: http://www.weavingartmuseum.org/
Read more comments about this fragment at http://www.weavingartmuseum.org/wamri/plate11.htm