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Antique Shirvan Kabistan prayer rug / namazlyg, mid 19th century, Southern Shirvan Region, Azerbaijan.


Lot: 198
Shirvan Prayer Rug A delicate diamond lattice of blue serrated leaves covers the entire surface of the white field. It is filled with flowering shrubs. The mihrab has diminished to a narrow, almost nondescript band at the very top. Very finely woven and elegantly drawn, this carpet is an early example of its group. Replaced selvedges, several restored areas, low pile.
Origin: East Caucasus
Dimensions: 139 x 100 cm
Age: Mid 19th century
Estimate: 4,800.00

 

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

Major Autumn Auction
Auction date: Saturday 04. December 2010 at 15 o'clock