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Antique Derbend prayer rug, 19th century 

Lot 34
Daghestan Prayer Rug, Northeast Caucasus, second half 19th century, (rewoven edges and ends, stain), 5 ft. 5 in. x 3 ft.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Oriental Rugs - Sale 2347
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