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1305 (1887) dated antique Shirvan Marasali Kabistan prayer rug / namazlyg, Shirvan Region, Azerbaijan

Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Sale 2522B - Lot 120
Lot 120
Daghestan Prayer Rug, Northeast Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (small areas of slight wear), 4 ft. 4 in. x 4 ft.
Estimate $3,500-4,500
Sold for $3,851

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