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Antique Shirvan Gubba rug, possibly Kurdamir district, Azerbaijan

Sale 2247 Lot 52

Shirvan Long Rug, East Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (small tears, small end and corner gouges, creases), 9 ft. x 3 ft. 8 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

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