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


LOT 5

A SHIRVAN PRAYER RUG, EAST CAUCASUS,
3,0005,000 USD

MEASUREMENTS

approximately 5ft. 6in. by 4ft. 4in. (1.68 by 1.32m.)

DESCRIPTION

dated 1333 (1915)

Condition Note: original flatwoven ends, partially oxidized browns,
Carpets from the Estate of Vojtech Blau
Sothbey's Sale: N08291 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Thu, 14 Dec 06 10:00 AM