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Antique Kazak Karatchoph rug, 19th century, Borchali Uyezd, Tiflis Governate.

last quarter nineteenth century

Oxidized browns, reweaves, one original kilim end, foldwear, approximately 8 ft. 2 in. by 5 ft. 11 in. (2.49 by 1.08 m.)

$15,000 - 20,000
Sotheby's Fine Oriental and European Carpets, New York October 31, 1997