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Sale 2192 Lot 2

Karagashli Rug, Northeast Caucasus, late 19th century, three stepped diamond medallions and two serrated flowerheads in navy blue, red, apricot, ivory, aubergine, and light blue-green on the midnight blue field, gold "wineglass" border, (slight even wear), 6 ft. 6 in. by 3 ft. 8 in.

Estimate $1,500-2,500

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