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mid 19th century Kuba rug with a saffron field, North East Azerbaijan

Lot 7 : KUBA SAFFRON GROUND RUG, Caucasus, mid 19th century; the saffron field with multiple polychrome flowerheads within a brick red border containing ivory, green, shrimp, blue and saffron star flowers; original braided and knotted fringes; 4 feet x 3

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000

Fine Oriental Carpets & Rug Auction
Auction Date : Apr 22, 2006
Grogan and Company.