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Antique Caucasian Kuba Syrt Chichi rug with a red ground, Azerbaijan, 1880's. 187 x 114 cm

Lot 205
Chi-Chi Rug, Northeast Caucasus, late 19th century, (small areas of wear, black corrosion, small creases), 5 ft. 6 in. x 4 ft. 2 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,200
Sold for $1,293

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