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Antique Shirvan Marasali Kabistan prayer rug / namazlyg, Shirvan Region, Azerbaijan.

Lot: 180
Shirvan Prayer Rug The white field of this East Caucasian prayer rug presents a characteristic diamond lattice of dark blue serrated leaves enclosing flowering plants. A vermilion form resembling a tower is seen below the bridge-like prayer arch. The wide border section consists of four panels. An extremely fine weave. Both ends somewhat reduced, new overcasting along the sides. Uniformly low pile.
Origin: East Caucasus
Dimensions: 120 x 114 cm
Age: Late 19th century
Estimate: 3,500.00

Rippon Boswell & Co.
International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles