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Christie's Perepedil prayer rug, East Caucasus, Azerbaijan

Price Realized: 960 ($1,745)
Estimate 500 - 800 ($909 - $1,454)

Sale Information
Sale 5771
European furniture, works of art, tapestries and carpets - including the Angus McBean collection, the property of Norman Kelvin
13 September 2005
London, South Kensington

Lot Description
A Perepedil prayer rug, East Caucasus
The shaded indigo field with overall design of stylised ram-horns, dart-motifs and animals together with serrated palmettes, rosettes, S-motifs and central hooked octagon, keel-arch above, in broad rust-red border of hooked panels between ivory angular floral vine and ribbon stripes, outer barber-pole and plain stripes, slight wear
183cm. x 119cm.(6ft. x 3ft.11in.)