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Antique Shirvan kilim, Azerbaijan.


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

Major Spring Auction

Auction date: Saturday 29. May 2010 at 03 PM

 

Lot: 249
Shirvan Kilim Shirvan kilims woven in the eastern Caucasus, with wide and narrow horizontal stripes inscribed with bold serrated diamonds, always stand out for the great density of their weave and good overall quality; however, we know few examples displaying colours as fresh and brilliant as this beautiful piece. Minor repairs, otherwise very well preserved.
Origin: East Caucasus
Size: 351 x 199 cm
Age: 19th century
Estimate: 3.300,00