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Antique Shirvan Marasali prayer rug, Azerbaijan, late 19th century.


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

Major Spring Auction

Auction date: Saturday 28. May
2011 at 15 o'clock

 

Lot: 131
Marasali Prayer Rug A blue-ground prayer rug of the Marasali type, with a dense field design of small botehs placed in offset rows and drawn in the angular style of the provenance. Uniformly low pile, original sides and end finishes. Good overall condition.
Origin: East Caucasus, Shirvan region
Dimensions: ca. 153 x 114
Age: Late 19th century
Estimate: 5,800.00