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Antique Karabagh rug with a "Moghan / Memling Gl" design, Elisabethpol Governorate (Елизаветпольская губерния), Zangezur or Javanshir Uyezd (Lachin-Kelbajar District), Azerbaijan.

 

Major Autumn Auction
Auction date: Saturday 05. December 2009 at 03 PM
Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles

Lot: 158
Karabagh. Completely preserved with original finishes all around; the flatwoven ends have been partially rewoven. Slight signs of wear in the pile, small areas of repiling.
Origin: South Caucasus
Size: 233 x 136 cm
Age: Second half 19th century
Estimate: 5.800,00
Literature: BENARDOUT, RAYMOND, Caucasian Rugs. London 1978, pl. p. 94