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AH 1291 (1874 AD) dated Kuba rug with a rare "eagle wings"-like motif, Northern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan.

Sale Information
Christies Sale 4941
European Furniture, Works of Arts, Tapestries and Carpets
17 January 2006
London, South Kensington

Lot Description
Lot 12 - An antique Seychour rug, East Caucasus
Original ends, dated AH 1291 (1874 AD), slightly corroded brown, scattered small old repairs on edges, very slight localized wear
236cm. x 107cm.(7ft.9in. x 3ft.6in.)