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Antique Karadja (Karaja, Qarajeh) rug, Iranian Azerbaijan


Lot: 144
Karaja Long Rug A classic Karaja long rug with a repeat of large, diagonal floral crosses in the narrow, midnight blue field. The brown-red main border displays palmettes and star-shaped blossoms linked by a geometric, stylised vine. Original blue selvedges, both ends slightly reduced. Minor repaired areas, slight signs of wear in the pile.
Origin: North West Persia, Azerbaijan
Dimensions: 374 x 94 cm
Age: Second half 19th century
Estimate: 2,200.00


Major Spring Auction
Auction date: Saturday 25. May 2013
Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles