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Antique  Caucasian Soumach rug, "Konagkend" design, 19th century, Eastern Azerbaijan

Sale 118 Lot 57

SOUMAC CARPET, Caucasus, circa 1890
8 feet 9 inches x 7 feet 1 inch
Estimate $5,000-8,000

Grogan and Company.