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AH 1314-15 (1896 AD) dated Bordjalou Kazak Tree rug

The deep brick-red field with a central vertical row of polychrome octagonal medallions flanked by aqua green indigo and ivory trees and smaller polychrome geometric floral and animal motifs, in a blue-green border of polychrome octagons between brick-red and cream reciprocal saw-tooth guard stripes

Sotheby's Sale NY7577
15 Dec 00
New York
1334 York Avenue at 72nd St

A Bordjalou Kazak rug, Southwest Caucasus, late 19th century oxidized browns, original kilim ends, foldwear, minor repiling in browns, approximately 7ft. 7in. by 4ft. 10in. (2.31 by 1.47m.) Literature: Benardout, Raymond, Woven Stars, Los Angeles, 1996, pl. 1, p. 6.
New York 4,0006,000 USD Session 1
15 Dec 00 10:15 AM