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Lesghi, Caucasus, circa 1910. Property of an old west German private collection. According to the consignor purchased at "Peti AG", Zurich. - Restored ends, overall very good condition. 1223 AH (written from right to left) / 1808 AD dated.
1322 AH / 1904 AD would be a more plausible date for this rug. 285 x 140 cm

Sale 49T, November 5th 2007