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Antique Soumak rug, last quarter 19th century, Eastern Azerbaijan

An antique Soumac carpet

Price Realized Ј2,250 ($3,476)

Sale Information
Christie's Sale 5903
Christie's Interiors
19 May 2009
London, South Kensington

Lot Description
An antique Soumac carpet
11ft.1in. x 7ft.2in.(337cm. x 218cm.)