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Azerbaijan Silk Embroidery, 18th century (Safavid or Khanate Period), possibly Eastern Azerbaijan.


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

LOT 110 (of 276)

AN AZERBAIJAN SILK EMBROIDERY, SOUTH CAUCASUS/NORTHWEST PERSIA,

5,0007,000 USD

MEASUREMENTS

approximately 1ft. 7in. by 1ft. 7in. (0.48 by 0.48m.)

DESCRIPTION

18th century

Condition Note: mounted, oxidized brown, missing on edges, small stains