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A very interesting Antique Caucasian Kuba Khyrda Gül Chichi rug. Azerbaijan. dated 1880 (1297 AH).

Lot No: 102
A Chi Chi rug,
East Caucasus, the abrashed field having rows of angular vines, leaves and flowerheads enclosed by meandering leaf and flowerhead borders
4 ft 3 in x 3 ft 7 in (140 x 111 cm)
(dated 1297 AH, some minor restoration)

Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000

Sale 10590 - Oriental and European Carpets and Rugs, 14 Oct 2003
New Bond Street. Bonhams.