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Antique Kuba long rug, "Seichour", late 19th century, Northern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan.

Lot: 80
Zeikhur This dense floral repeat in specific colours allegedly derives from French fabric designs, and is only encountered in this form in Zeikhur carpets. It is said they were produced for export to Russia. Well preserved except for two major repiled areas in the upper section of the field, with original finishes all around.
Origin: East Caucasus, Kuba
Size: 327 x 126 cm
Age: Second half 19th century
Estimate: 6.000,00

Rippon Boswell, Major Autumn Auction
Auction date: Saturday 05. December 2009 at 03 PM