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Antique Khyzy rug with octagonal star medallions, hooked devices and boteh motives, Khyzy District (south of Kuba, north west of Baku), Azerbaijan


compare it to the Skinner Khyzy rug

circa 1880; 6 feet 7 inches x 3 feet 6 inches
Sale 117 Lot 623
Grogan & Company Fine Art Auctioneers and Appraisers