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Sheep Breeds of Azerbaijan

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Difference between synthetically and naturally dyed rugs

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Antique Kuba or Shirvan rug with a beautiful stylized Kufesque border.

Kuba Rug,
 Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (even wear), 5 ft. 2 in. x 3 ft. 4 in. 
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Sale 2362 Lot 34

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