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Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

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

Lot 510
Seichur rug,
Kuba region, north east Caucasus
late 19th century, 6ft 5in x 4ft 4in (1.96m. x 1.32m).
Overall even wear, slightly heavier lower left, short vertical split roughly repaired lower left edge of field

Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury Salerooms Ltd.
Eastern and Western carpets & rugs.
Decorative textiles, needlework and samplers
Sale on Thursday 16th January 2003