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AH 1295 (1879 AD) dated antique Shirvan or Derbend prayer rug.

Rippon Boswell & Co.
International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles
Major Autumn Auction

Auction date: Saturday 26. November 2011 at 15 o'clock


Lot: 232
Daghestan Prayer Rug Comparatively coarse in weave and flexible in handle, this white-ground prayer rug was probably made in Daghestan. Prayer rugs from the Shirvan and Daghestan regions are so similar in design and colour scheme that a precise attribution is often difficult. – Original finishes all around, one stitched tear, restored areas.
Origin: North East Caucasus
Dimensions: 164 x 124 cm
Age: Dated 1295 = 1879
Estimate: 2,500.00 €
Literature: SCHÜRMANN, ULRICH, Caucasian Rugs. Ramsdell 1974, no. 124