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Antique Caucasian Baku or Kuba Soumac rug, late 19th century, Eastern Azerbaijan

Lot 67
Soumak Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (some brown oxidation), 9 ft. 2 in. x 5 ft. 4 in.
Estimate $3,500-4,500
Sold for $3,792

Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Sale 2457 - Lot 67
Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers of Antiques & Fine Art