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Antique Kuba Karagashli rug, Lowland Kuba Region, possibly Chay Karagashli village,  Devechi (Divichi) District, North East Azerbaijan


A KUBA RUNNER
EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880

Price Realized 2,868 ($5,068)

Sale Information
Christies, Sale 6897
ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS
29 April 2004
London, King Street

Lot Description
213 - A KUBA RUNNER
EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1880
The shaded light blue field with a vertical column of linked serrated floral sprays surrounded by various polychrome geometric motifs and animal figures, in an ivory polychrome "S" and geometric motif border between chocolate-brown flowerhead and reciprocal skittle-pattern minor stripes, overall good pile, naturally corroded brown, scattered small repairs and minor repiling, selvages replaced 10ft.8in. x 3ft.5in. (324cm. x 104cm.)