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Antique Derbend prayer rug / namazlyg


A fine antique Dagestan prayer rug, East Caucasus

Price Realized 1,560 ($2,909)
 

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 4960
European Furniture, Works of Arts, Tapestries and Carpets
12 September 2006
London, South Kensington
 

Lot Description
56-A fine antique Dagestan prayer rug, East Caucasus
Slight even wear, loss of kilim at one end (secured), in general good condition throughout
145cm. x 119cm.(4ft.9in. x 3ft.11in.)