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Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

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Antique Kuba rug, late 19th century, Southern Hillside Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan

Lot 289 Rare Seichur sumac and white cotton plainweave half khorjin,
Kuba region, north east Caucasus, late 19th-early 20th century, face
Very slight wear in places. See Stone (ed.), Mideast meets Midwest, no.10 for a similar bagface, albeit with Perepedil design, sumac woven on white cotton ground.
Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury Salerooms Ltd. Carpet, Rug and Textile Sale