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Early Caucasian "Vase" carpet, Karabagh or Shirvan, late 17th - early 18th c., Safavid Period, Azerbaijan.
Harold Keshishian (formerly R 2/53 of the G.H. Myers Collection). Size: 244 x 640 cm (8'0" x 21'0").
Published Charles Grant Ellis "Early Caucasian rugs" plate 22