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Antique Shirvan kilim, Azerbaijan.

Rippon Boswell Description:


Lot: 9
Kuba Kilim A traditional red-ground kilim from the Kuba region with large abstract palmettes; their deeply jagged outlines imbue the motifs with an aggressive appearance that is full of energy. Finely woven in pretty colours. Very good condition.
Origin: East Caucasus
Size: 278 x 192 cm
Age: Late 19th century
Estimate: 3.600,00 €
Literature: VOLKMANN, MARTIN (ed.), Alte Orientteppiche. Ausgewählte Stücke deutscher Privatsammlungen. Munich 1985, no. 43