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A beautiful example of an antique Fyndygan village rug, Khyzy-Bermek Region, (south of historical Shabran, north west of Baku, south of Kuba, north of Shamakhi), Azerbaijan.

Bonhams Fine Art Auctioneers & Valuers
Sale 15393 - Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets, 9 Oct 2007
San Francisco and Los Angeles

Lot No: 321
A Shirvan rug
Caucasus, late 19th century
size approximately 5ft. 2in. x 8ft. 9in.