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Antique Kuba or Shirvan rug, so called "Lesghi Star" design, late 19th century, North East Azerbaijan.

Sale 15292 - Bonhams, Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets, 17 Jul 2007
San Francisco and Los Angeles

Lot No: 219
A Lesghi rug
Caucasian, late 19th century
size approximately 4ft 5in x 9ft 10in

Sold for $7,200 inclusive of Buyer's Premium