afghan cloth


afghan cloth
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manta de punto tejida lana con patrones geométricos.

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  • Afghan cuisine — A table setting of Afghan food in Kabul Afghan cuisine is largely based upon the nation s chief crops: cereals like wheat, maize, barley and rice. Accompanying these staples are dairy products (yogurt and whey), various nuts, and native… …   Wikipedia

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  • Cuisine of Afghanistan — Afghanistan has a wide varying landscape allowing for many different crops. Afghan food is largely based upon the nation s chief crops: cereals like wheat, maize, barley and rice . Accompanying these staples are dairy products (yogurt, whey),… …   Wikipedia

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