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Antique Azerbaijan rug in the light-red field with geometric, stylised three-dimensional botehs, NW Iran.

Major Spring Auction
Auction date: Saturday 19. May 2012
Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles

Lot: 103
Kurdish Long Rug In the light-red field, geometric, stylised three-dimensional botehs in beautiful pastel shades have been arranged in rows of four, while green, quartered stepped polygons emphasise the corners. The white-ground main border shows a leaf-and-calyx vine, the two guard stripes each contain a vine decorated with botehs. Original but partially damaged and repaired selvedges. Slightly reduced ends. Signs of wear in the pile, several old restored areas.
Origin: North West Persia, Azerbaijan
Dimensions: 417 x 100 cm
Age: Late 19th century
Estimate: 2,000.00