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Antique Kuba rug with Afshan gül motif, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan.

Lot: 144
Shirvan The “forked leaf” design was widely used in the Kuba region, usually in long and narrow carpets. However, the knotting structure suggests that this pretty example was made in the Shirvan area. Rug formats displaying the “forked leaf” design are comparatively rare. – Original selvedges, restored finishes at both ends, slight signs of wear in the pile and minor restored areas.
Origin: East Caucasus
Size: 158 x 128 cm
Second half 19th century
Estimate: 4.400,00 €
Literature: EDER, DORIS, Orientteppiche. Band 1: Kaukasische Teppiche. Munich 1979, no. 312

Rippon Boswell, Major Autumn Auction
Auction date: Saturday 05. December 2009 at 03 PM