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Star Kazak / Shikhli Rugs And Carpets"
Rippon Boswell Antique Star Kazak rug, mid 19th century, 157 x 254 cm (8ft 4in x 5ft 2in), possibly Shikhli village, Kazak Region, Western Azerbaijan.
Lot 1, the famous type A Star Kazak (estimated at DM 180,000), made for