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Antique Kazak rug, 19th century, Azerbaijan. published Ian Bennett's Oriental Rugs, Volume I

78 A very attractive piece with splendid colour Like the majority of the pieces in this miscellaneous group, it has a wool warp and weft, the latter dyed pinkish-red. The border composition and the motifs within the octagons are variants of the double-T design which is found on a wide variety of south Caucasian/north-west Persian pile-knotted flat-woven rugs and also on some examples from east Anatolia. 218 x 155 cm