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CHRISTIE'S KHYRDAGUL CHI CHI PRAYER RUG, AZERBAIJAN, KUBA REGION

Price Realized 4,541 ($8,160)

Sale Information
Sale 6941
oriental rugs and carpets
14 October 2004
London, King Street

Lot Description
A CHICHI PRAYER RUG
EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880
The dusty blue field densely filled with angular floral and geometric motifs supporting a similar dusty blue mihrab arch filled with further geometric motifs, in a shaded celadon-green stylised flowerhead and angular leaf border between charcoal-black carnation spray stripes and narrow zigzag and lemon-yellow spiralling ribbon minor stripes, low even wear throughout, minute cobbled repairs in the outer stripe
4ft.6in. x 4ft.2in. (138cm. x 126cm.)