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Antique Meshkin (Meshginshahr) rug, Ardabil Province, Iranian Azerbaijan, 19th century.

Major Autumn Auction

Auction date: Saturday 05. December 2009
Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles

Lot: 139
Meshkin Long Rug: A rare long rug with irregularly drawn medallions on a white field covered in a lattice-like design of small geometric motifs. Two human figures and two animals have been integrated into the design. The sandy yellow main border shows an unusual drawing of blue lines. Slightly reduced ends, the original selvedges survive, slight signs of age and wear.
Origin: North West Persia, Azerbaijan
Size: 378 x 106 cm
Age: Second half 19th century
Estimate: 4.800,00