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1272 AH (1855/56 AD) dated Kuba rug, possibly Tekye village, Southern Kuba Region, North East Azerbaijan

Lot: 195
Kuba This small-format Kuba with a hexagonal lattice design on a dark blue field enclosing flowering plants, and a green main border showing a white pseudo kufi vine, was woven in 1856. Repeated twice, the date (1272 in the Islamic calendar) is inscribed in two boxes, one white and one red, placed on top of one another at the top right. Very good condition with the pile at its original height, one small rewoven area in the bottom left-hand corner.
Origin: East Caucasus
Size: 150 x 126 cm
Age: Dated 1856
Estimate: 9900

Rippon Boswell Major Spring Auction
Auction date: Saturday 23. May 2009 at 03 PM