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Antique Derbend rug  with an ivory field with overall diagonal rows of angular palmettes


A DAGHESTAN RUG
NORTH EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880

Price Realized 5,750 ($9,561)

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 6101
Carpets
22 April 1999
London, King Street

Lot Description
27-A DAGHESTAN RUG
NORTH EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880
The ivory field with overall diagonal rows of angular palmettes, in a
steel-blue crab-rosette border between striped panelled and barber-pole
stripes, corroded black, even overall wear with minimal repair, selvages
replaced
5ft. x 3ft.5in. (152cm. x 104cm.)