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Karabagh "Khanlyg" long rug in a yellow ground, circa 1870, Shusha, Azerbaijan. Sotheby's Doris Leslie Blau: Carpets and Tapestries, 01 Oct 02. According to Latif Kerimov, this type of yellow runners were produced under Khurshidbanu Natavan's (Famous Azerbaijani poetess - daughter of Mehdigulu Khan, the last ruler of the Karabakh khanate) direct supervision (1832-1897).


Sothebys Sale: N07807 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Tue, 01 Oct 02 10:15 AM

LOT 112 (of 113)
A KARABAGH GALLERY CARPET, SOUTH CAUCASUS,

10,00015,000 USD
measurements: approximately 15ft. 9in. by 6ft. 9in. (4.80 by 2.06m.)
Description: circa 1875 oxidized browns, overcast sides, reweaves and repiling