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Antique Derbend rug, 19th century 

Sale 2276 Lot 104

Daghestan Rug, Northeast Caucasus, third quarter 19th century, (area of slight wear, small crease repair), 4 ft. 6 in. x 3 ft. 9 in.

Provenance: Property of a Connecticut collector.
Estimate $7,000-9,000