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Antique Caucasian Kuba Khyrda Gül (Khirdagyd Chichi) Chichi carpet, Dere Chichi village. Azerbaijan. Second half of the 19th century. 205 x 137cm

Sale 2336 Lot 239

Chi-Chi Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (small areas of wear, narrow outermost guard stripe partially missing from both ends), 6 ft. 9 in. x 4 ft. 6 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

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