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Silk embroidery rug, Azerbaijan, 1700s. Textile Museum. Cross stitch on cotton, 1.49 x 1.80 m (4′ 11″ x 5′ 11″). Textile Museum, Washington DC, inv. no. 2.19, acquired by George Hewitt Myers in 1952. Published in "Stars of the Caucasus—Azerbaijani Embroideries"