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This is a very interesting southern Kuba (Hillside Region) or Khyzy rug with a eight pointed star medallion in the central field. The scattered elements in the central field are stylized  grape leaves. (V.D.)

Sale 2336 Lot 240

Kuba Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (even wear to center, slight end fraying), 5 ft. 3 in. x 3 ft. 3 in. 

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