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Antique Kuba Prayer rug, so called "Lesghi Star" design, North East Azerbaijan.

Lot 124
Lesghi Prayer Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (crease repair, black oxidation), 5 ft. 4 in. x 3 ft. 8 in.
Estimate $3,500-4,500

Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Sale 2486
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