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An 18th century (Khanate Period) Azerbaijan silk embroidery


Sotheby's Sale: N08258 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Thu, 14 Dec 06 11:00 AM

LOT 109 (of 276)

AN AZERBAIJAN SILK AND METAL THREAD EMBROIDERY, SOUTH CAUCASUS/NORTHWEST PERSIA,

3,0005,000 USD
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 3,600 USD

MEASUREMENTS

approximately 3ft. 3in. by 3ft. 2in. (0.99 by 0.97m.)

DESCRIPTION

18th century

Condition Note: mounted, borders pieced to field, oxidized browns, holes, losses to embroidery, discolorations, metal abraded in areas