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Antique Fachralo (original name - Fakhrali, Fakhraly) prayer rug (namazlyg), Borchaly / Bordjalou Uyezd. 114 x 142cm. Exner Collection

According to Kaffel, this serrated leaf border (with or without the calyx or 'winecup') border appears in 151 of the 287 Fachralo prayer rugs in his database.
published in Ralph Kaffel's Caucasian Prayer rugs, plate 8