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Early Kuba soumac rug, Northern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan.


Lot 5 - A SEYCHOUR SOUMAC CARPET
EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1800

Price Realized 9,200 ($15,298)

Sale Information
Christies Sale 6101
Carpets
22 April 1999
London, King Street

Lot Description
A SEYCHOUR SOUMAC CARPET
EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1800
The shaded light blue and green field with an overall design of diagonal rows
of polychrome stylised blossoms in a pink border of angular floral meander
between polychrome serrated leaf and stylised glass stripes, areas of wear,
selvages rebound, ends complete with fringe slightly untangling
8ft.10in. x 3ft.1in. (268cm. x 94cm.)
Lot Notes
For a similar example please see Eskenazi, J.: Il Tappeto Orientale, Turin,
1987, p.241, pl.151.