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Sotheby's antique Derbend rug in a yellow ground, 19th century 

LOT 121
A Daghestan rug, Northeast Caucasus

wool and cotton
approximately 4ft. 3in. by 3ft. (1.29 by 0.91m.)
A Daghestan rug, Northeast Caucasus
ESTIMATE 5,000-7,000 USD

Textiles, Rugs and Carpets from the Collections of Bergi
Andonian and Joseph W. Fell
New York|19 May 2011, 02:00 PM|N08756