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A SHIRVAN RUG

EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1890

Price Realized 3,760 ($5,396)

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 6435
Oriental Rugs and Carpets
3 May 2001
London, King Street


Lot Description
A SHIRVAN RUG
East Caucasus, circa 1890
The shaded medium blue field scattered with flowerheads around a column of stepped indigo panels and stepped rust-red arrowhead panels above and below containing a rosette centrepiece issuing floral sprays, in a golden yellow hooked stylised vine border between linked floral, hooked vine, barber-pole and S-motif stripes, slight wear and minute repairs
4ft.11in. x 3ft.11in. (150cm. x 119cm.)