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Late 18th / early 19th century Caucasian Afshan long rug, 9'0'" x 18'4". Baku Region. Azerbaijan. approximately 18ft. 4in. by 9ft. 1in. (5.59 by 2.77m.). Lot 305 

Sotheby's
Sale: N08258 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 2: Thu, 14 Dec 2006
Lot Sold.  Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  27 000 USD