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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 29. May 2010 at 03 PM


Lot: 236
Shirvan Prayer Rug A white-ground prayer rug with a mihrab of solid appearance and botehs of varying designs placed in offset rows, in the style of Marasali carpets, as well as many animal figures in the field. The original finishes survive all around, low pile, somewhat sinuous. Repiled areas at the upper finish.
Origin: East Caucasus
Size: 155 x 97 cm
Age: Late 19th century
Estimate: 3.000,00