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A delicate example of Zejwa, Kuba Region, Azerbaijan. This is a relatively newer piece.

Lot 204
Zejwa Kuba Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (some black oxidation), 6 ft. 8 in. x 4 ft. 8 in.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

Pile nearly full except for slight wear in center. Complete and original ends and end finishes. Some black oxydation. Structure is solid.

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