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Antique Kuba Dragon flatweave rug, last quarter 19th century, Northern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan

Sale 119 Lot 678

SOUMAC CARPET, Caucasus, circa 1880
10 feet 8 inches x 8 feet 4 inches

Estimate $500-1,000

Condition: beautiful but very worn, in poor condition.

Sold for $3,680.00

Grogan and Company