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1289 (1872) dated Kuba rug, Southern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan

Sotheby's Sale: NY7704 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Thu, 20 Sep 01 10:15 AM

LOT 50

A Shirvan long rug, East Caucasus,

10,00015,000 USD

A Shirvan long rug, East Caucasus,
possibly dated 1289 (1872)
original flatwoven ends, oxidized browns, selvage fraying in areas with minor losses into outer guard stripes, minor foldwear, approximately 7ft. 11in. by 3ft. 9in. (2.41 by 1.14m.)