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Antique Caucasian Kazak rug, possibly Kasamanli tribe, 19th century, NW Azerbaijan


A KAZAK RUG
SOUTH CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880

Price Realized ($4,204)
 

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 6715
oriental rugs and carpets
1 May 2003
London, King Street

Lot Description
A KAZAK RUG
South Caucasus, circa 1880
The shaded indigo field with scattered flowerheads and figural motifs around a central column of serrated panels containing similar geometric motifs flanked by paired polychrome cusped curling spandrels, in a sandy yellow border of polychrome angular flowerheads between reciprocal ivory and brown zigzag and narrow barber-pole minor stripes, natural corrosion in the brown and black, even wear throughout, small repair at one end in outer border, slight areas of repiling
6ft.4in. x 4ft.5in. (193cm. x 135cm.)