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1274 Ah (1858 AD) dated Kuba rug, Southern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan. It is the oldest dated example of this type of Kuba rugs.

LOT: 55
A fine Shirvan Rug, dated 1274 (1858), 38 inches x 3feet 3inches
ESTIMATE: 15,000 - 20,000 USD

Grogan & Company, Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpet Auction, Dedham, Massachusetts, 10 December 2007