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Antique Fachralo (original name - Fakhrali, Fakhraly) prayer rug, late 19th century, Borchaly / Bordjalou Uyezd

 

A FACHRALO PRAYER RUG
SOUTH CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880

Some wear in field, corroded brown, localised repair and repiling, ends re-built
4ft.8in. x 3ft.5in. (142cm. x 104cm.)

Price Realized 2,500 ($3,860)

 

Sale Information
Christies SALE 7988
ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS
4 October 2011
London, King Street

LOT NOTES
Lot Notes
A similar rug with a plain blue prayer niche and the same border is illustrated by Peter Bausback, Antike Orientteppiche, Braunschweig, 1978, pp.182-183.