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AH 1303 (1886 AD) dated Shirvan "Akstafa" bird rug, Southern Shirvan Region, Salyan (Saliani) District, Azerbaijan.

dated 1303 in the Islamic calendar - 1886 in the solar calendar. Size: 2.36m x 1.30m (7' 9" x 4' 3"). Brian MacDonald Antique Rugs & Carpets, United Kingdom