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Antique Khyzy mafrash (bedding bag) panel with "Afshan" pattern, early 20th century, Azerbaijan.

Kuba Karagashli Sumakh, Caucasus, circa 1900. Very minimal wear, newly
secured ends, overall very good condition. 70 x 108 cm

Estime: 5000

Nagel Auktionen
"Rugs & Carpets"
Sale 48T, May 8th 2007