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Antique Kuba Soumak rug, third quarter 19th century, Northern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan

Sale 118 Lot 41

SOUMAC LONG RUG, Caucasus, circa 1880
10 feet x 4 feet 2 inches
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Condition: Minor repairs approximately 3%; overall good condition. Hot oranges.

Grogan and Company.