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Antique Kuba Prayer rug, Southern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan

Lot 128
Kuba Prayer Rug, Northeast Caucasus, second half 19th century, (small creases), 4 ft. 2 in. x 4 ft.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Full pile, excellent color (no synthetic dyes).
Sold for $8,295

Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Sale 2405 - Lot 128
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