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Antique Khyzy rug with octagonal medallions, the "forked-leaf" devices, and boteh elements. Khyzy District (south of Kuba, north west of Baku), Azerbaijan. The Museum of Oriental Art in Moscow. 1880s, pile-woven wool. 212 123 cm. Inv. No. 1025 III. Acquired in 1919. First publication.