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Antique Daghestan / Derbend prayer rug in an ivory ground with a latticed field, 19th century, 3'3" x 5'0", Claremont Rug Company

A singularly charming design and spacious, rhythmical placement of motifs in both field and border instantly distinguish this piece among collectors of this style. Its standout narrow field and unique mihrab ornament further contribute to its rarity, reflecting advanced artistry. The expansive range of soft pastel dyes is remarkably wide and varied, including glowing highlights of golden saffron and rare apple green set against a creamy ivory backdrop.