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Karagashli Rug, Northeast Caucasus (Kuba), last quarter 19th century, column with four serrated flowerheads separated by double-headed bar motifs in red, ivory, and blue-green on the navy blue field, gold "wineglass" border, (small areas of moth damage, small end tear), 5 ft. 5 in. by 3 ft. 3 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

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Full Catalogue for Lot 89
Sale 2216 Lot 89