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Antique Kuba or Baku rug, Azerbaijan

Sale 2347 Lot 229

Shirvan Rug, East Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (moth damage, black corrosion, small repairs), 6 ft. 9 in. x 4 ft. 2 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

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