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Antique Kazak Prayer rug, early 20th century, Azerbaijan

3'7 x 5'0
Three linked geometric medallions in navy blue, red and navy span the center of a rust-red field. Geometric elements, animal figures, and flower blossoms in a variety of colors throughout. Ivory main border with scrolling vine.