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AH 1247 (1832 AD) dated Derbend or Kuba rug

Lot: 1
Daghestan A dark blue rectangle containing human and animal figures has been placed at the centre of a yellow field densely covered in small botehs. Four tiny human figures have been included in the field design at the sides, two horsemen are integrated into the star border. Dated 1247 (= 1832 AD), this carpet, probably made in Daghestan, represents a period of Caucasian pile-weaving of which little is known as only a small number of examples survive, thus it constitutes an important reference piece. Heavy damage due to age, reduced ends, darned areas.
Origin: North East Caucasus
Size: 144 x 99 cm
Age: 1247 = 1832
Estimate: 400,00

Catalogue: Major Autumn Auction
Rippon Boswell
Auction date: Saturday 05. December 2009 at 03 PM