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Antique Karabagh rug with "Moghan / Memling Gül" design, 1900s, Elisabethpol Governorate (Елизаветпольская губерния), Javanshir Uyezd, Kalbajar District, Azerbaijan.

Major Spring Auction
Auction date: Saturday 28. May 2011 at 15 o'clock
Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles

Lot: 165
Karabagh The field of this antique Karabagh displays a repeat of two rows of eight Memling güls placed within rectangular surrounds, the border has a design of simply drawn star-shaped blossoms linked by thin, linear twigs. – Signs of age and wear, several low spots in the pile, original finishes all around.
Origin: South Caucasus, Azerbaijan
Dimensions: 222 x 110 cm
Age: Ca. 1900