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A fine antique Caucasian Soumak with a rare "mystical" bird design and X motif border, Eastern Azerbaijan

Lot 100
Soumak Rug, Northeast Caucasus, third quarter 19th century, (small areas of wear, dark brown oxidation), 6 ft. x 4 ft. 7 in.

Provenance: Property of the estate of Milton H. Crouch, Burlington, Vermont.
Estimate $3,000-4,000
Sold for $3,318

Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Sale 2486 - Lot 100
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