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Antique Derbend rug in a pale lemon-yellow field scattered with minor angular motifs , 19th century 


A DAGHESTAN RUG
NORTH EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880

Price Realized 1,912 ($3,436)
 

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 6941
ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS
14 October 2004
London, King Street
 

Lot Description
181-A DAGHESTAN RUG
NORTH EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880
The pale lemon-yellow field scattered with minor angular motifs around an overall angular lattice containing polychrome stellar flowerheads, in an ivory angular polychrome rosette border between multicoloured banded stripes and ivory floral meander inner stripe, even overall wear, one end rewoven in the outer minor stripe, selvages rebound in parts
5ft.9in. x 3ft.5in. (175cm. x 103cm.)