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Antique Karabagh Cloudband rug, Azerbaijan

Lot: 81
Original, two-tone flat-woven selvedges, the original ribbon-like braiding of the light brown warp threads has survived at the top, minimally reduced at the bottom. Slight signs of wear in the pile, the black-brown ground colour of the lower cloud band design was corroded and has been rewoven.
Origin: South Caucasus, Karabagh region
Size: 216 x 150 cm
Age: Second half 19th century
Estimate: 4400
Literature: SEVI, DANIELE, Kazak. Selezione di tappeti dell' ottocento. Milan 1982, no. 27

Rippon Boswell
Major Spring Auction
Auction date: Saturday 23. May 2009 at 03 PM