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Antique Shirvan rug, Azerbaijan


Sotheby's Sale: N08038 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Thu, 16 Dec 04 10:15 AM
 


LOT 71 (of 161)
A SHIRVAN KARAGASHLI LONG RUG, NORTHEAST CAUCASUS,

6,0008,000 USD

MEASUREMENTS: approximately 7ft. 4in. by 3ft. 6in. (2.23 by 1.07m.)

DESCRIPTION: late 19th century

Condition Note: oxidized browns, rewoven ends, missing outer guard borders, extensively repiled and rewoven areas, reselvaged,