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Antique Soumak rug, Eastern Azerbaijan


Sotheby's Sale: N08258 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 2: Thu, 14 Dec 06 2:00 PM

LOT 212

A SOUMAC CARPET, EAST CAUCASUS,

8,00012,000 USD

MEASUREMENTS: approximately 9ft. 10in. by 5ft. 5in. (3.00 by 1.65m.)

DESCRIPTION: circa 1880

Condition Note: restitched areas throughout