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Antique Kuba rug, late 19th century, possibly Alpan or one of the surrounding villages, Northern Hillside Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan.

Lot 184
Seichour Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (small spot of repiling, small crude repairs, dark brown oxidation), 4 ft. 4 in. x 2 ft. 10 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000
Sold for $1,778

Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Sale 2486 - Lot 184
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