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Antique Kuba long rug with stylized Afshan Gls, 1870-80s, Southern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan.


A KUBA RUNNER

EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880

Enlarge Price Realized Ј4,800  ($9,125)
 

Sale Information
Christies Sale 7039
Oriental rugs and carpets
28 April 2005
London, King Street

Lot Description
A KUBA RUNNER
EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880
The indigo field with a dense design of polychrome stylised flowerheads around a linked lozenge lattice filled with angular flowering vine, in an ivory polychrome crab-rossette border between charcoal-black carnation spray stripes and narrow barber-pole minor stripes, localised areas of wear, natural corrosion in the brown and black, selvages fraying, one end missing a few knots
14ft.2in. x 3ft.8in. (431cm. x 112cm.)