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Antique Kuba rug with so called "Gyryz" design, Northern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan.

Kuba Rug, Northeast Caucasus, late 19th century, (some black corrosion, small edge repair), 6 ft. 10 in. x 4 ft.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

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