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Antique Shirvan Marasali Kabistan rug, Shirvan Region, Azerbaijan.

Lot: 181
Shirvan A diamond lattice of serrated blue leaves enclosing flowering plants adorns the white field. This composition is frequently seen in prayer rugs from the region, but this piece has been knotted without a mihrab. Three stripes make up the wide border, with an inner stripe of stepped polygons on a yellow ground and a central stripe of abstract birds on a red ground. Uniformly low pile. Original selvedges and kilim ends.
Origin: East Caucasus
Size: 180 x 113 cm
Age: Late 19th century
Estimate: 2.700,00

Major Spring Auction
Auction date: Saturday 29. May 2010 at 03 PM
Rippon Boswell & Co.
International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles