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Antique Derbend prayer rug / namazlyg in  a shaded golden yellow field with diagonal rows of stylised floral motifs, 19th century 


A DAGHESTAN PRAYER RUG
NORTH EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880

Price Realized 4,935 ($7,842)
 

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 6283
Carpets
13 April 2000
London, King Street
 

Lot Description
44-A DAGHESTAN PRAYER RUG
NORTH EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880
The shaded golden yellow field with diagonal rows of stylised floral motifs, the golden yellow mihrab arch above with boteh angular vine, animals and a human figure with an indigo keel arch of angular linked boteh, inner serrated and barber pole stripe, in a shaded brick-red border of linked stylised floral panels between light blue and ivory angular motif, barber-pole stripes, plain outer stripe, minor repairs
4ft.11in. x 3ft.10in. (150cm. x 117cm.)