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Antique Derbend prayer rug, 19th century 


A very fine antique Dagestan prayer rug, East Caucasus

Price Realized 1,440 ($2,618)
 

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 5771
EUROPEAN FURNITURE, WORKS OF ART, TAPESTRIES AND CARPETS INC
13 September 2005
London, South Kensington
 

Lot Description
65-A very fine antique Dagestan prayer rug, East Caucasus
The ivory field with serrated lattice containing stylised polychrome floral sprays panelled keel-arch mihrab above with similar design, in light rust-red border of stylised open hooked panels between reciprocal, floral and barber-pole stripes, even wear, old repairs on the field also one or two on edges with few re-sawn very small cuts, replaced cord
145cm. x 114cm.(4ft.9in. x 3ft.9in.)