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Early Azerbaijan rug, Karaja village, west of Heriz, circa 1875


A KARADJA CARPET
NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1875

Price Realized 31,070 ($51,825)

Sale Information
Christies SALE 6815
ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS
16 October 2003
London, King Street

Lot Description
A KARADJA CARPET
North West Persia, circa 1875
The indigo field with an overall "vase" lattice of palmettes, floral sprays and flowering vine, in a shaded rust-red border of linked angular vine and flowering palmettes between shaded green and camel floral meander stripes, minor areas of slight moth damage in outer stripes, minute areas of repiling
16ft.9in. x 11ft.5in. (510cm. x 347cm.)