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Antique Caucasian Soumak rug, "Sandygly" (traditional box) design, late 19th century, Eastern Azerbaijan

Lot 180
Soumak Carpet, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (rewoven ends and other areas), 9 ft. 8 in. x 7 ft.
Estimate $4,000-6,000
Sold for $3,792

Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Sale 2486 - Lot 180
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