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Lot: 143
Zeikhur - Original finishes all around, with blue flat-woven selvedges and the warp threads tied off in a net-like arrangement. The brown sections are corroded, otherwise the pile is well preserved. A long panel along the central axis, below the centre, has been rewoven.
Origin: East Caucasus, Kuba region
Size: 196 x 130 cm
Age: Late 19th century
Estimate: 4500

Rippon Boswell Major Spring Auction

Auction date: Saturday 23. May 2009 at 03 PM

EDER, DORIS, Orientteppiche. Band 1: Kaukasische Teppiche. Munich 1979, no. 389 *** FOKKER, NICOLAS, Caucasian Rugs of Yesterday. London, Boston & Sydney 1979, pl. p. 93