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AH 1314 (1896 AD) dated antique Shirvan Marasali prayer rug, Azerbaijan

Sotheby's Carpets
New York|13 Dec 2007, 10:00 AM|N08377
LOT 22
A Shirvan Marasali prayer rug, East Caucasus
approximately 5ft. 3in. by 4ft. (1.60 by 1.22m.)
ESTIMATE 7,000-10,000 USD
Sold 8750 USD