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A rare antique Caucasian soumac bag, 19th century, Khyzy (Khizi, Xızı) District (south of Shabran (Devechi), north west of Baku), Azerbaijan

Lot 14: Rare Soumac Bag Face, Caucasus, early 19th century; 21 inches x 21 inchs; An appealing weaving in every way. To be sold at auction on Monday, December 10th.

price: Auction estimate: $10-15,000