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Antique Bordjalou rug, Borchaly / Bordjalou Uyezd, Karapapakh tribe.


Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles
Major Spring Auction
Auction date: Saturday 29. May 2010

Lot: 238
Kazak Three hooked diamonds quartered by colour change sit on a light red field; the sides are decorated with rectangles enclosing bracket designs. A golden yellow main border of diagonal leaves and arrow shapes. Original selvedges, somewhat reduced ends. Low spots in the pile, several repiled and repaired areas.
Origin: South West Caucasus
Size: 216 x 140 cm
Age: Second half 19th century
Estimate: 6.000,00