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Antique Shirvan or Khyzy kilim, Azerbaijan.


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

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

 

Lot: 58
Shirvan Kilim A finely woven Shirvan kilim with a design of wide, horizontal, plain colour bands in sandy yellow and dark brown alternating with narrow, white-ground stripes containing stepped polygons. Good condition.
Origin: East Caucasus
Dimensions: 306 x 153 cm
Age: Late 19th century
Estimate: 1,700.00