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Antique Karabagh pictorial rug, "Rustam and Zohrab", late 19th /early 20th century, Azerbaijan. 153 x 353 cm.
Warps: 2 plies, ivory wool, Z2S
Wefts: two shots, cotton, Z2S
Density: 30 x 30 per square dm