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Antique Derbend rug in a shaded golden yellow field with a lattice of forked leaves


A DAGHESTAN RUG
NORTH EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1870

Price Realized 4,025 ($6,693)
 

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

Lot Description
80-A DAGHESTAN RUG
NORTH EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1870
The shaded golden yellow field with a lattice of forked leaves linking leafy tendrils surrounded by minor motifs, scattered human figures on animals above and below, in an ivory polychrome crab-rosette border between striped panelled and plain stripes, a few very small repairs and slight repiling
5ft.7in. x 3ft.3in. (170cm. x 99cm.)