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AH 1281 (1864 AD) dated Derbend prayer rug

Sale 2336 Lot 128

Daghestan Prayer Rug, Northeast Caucasus, dated 1864, (some selvedge damage), 4 ft. 8 in. x 3 ft. 8 in.
Estimate $10,000-12,000

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