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Antique Ganja (Genje, Gendje, Gendge) rug, "Ancient Ganja" design, 19th century, Azerbaijan

Lot 367 Genje
Description: Lot 367 - A good Genje rug, south Caucasus second half 19th century, 6ft.4in. x 3ft.11in. 1.93m. x 1.20m. Ј1500-2000

Condition report: Very slight even wear, small number of tiny reweaves, both ends rewoven, aubergine coloured areas very slightly corroded. Rugs of this design are often attributed to the Shahsavan tribe; however, an attribution to the Azeri of Karabakh is also possible.

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