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Antique Shirvan Marasali prayer rug, Azerbaijan.



Sotheby's Carpets
Sale: N08456 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Wed, 11 Jun 08 10:00 AM
 

LOT 90 (of 224)
PROPERTY OF AN AMERICAN COLLECTOR
A SHIRVAN PRAYER RUG, EAST CAUCASUS,
circa 1900

original flatwoven end finshes, oxidized browns, minor foldwear

5,0007,000 USD
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 7,500 USD

measurements: approximately 5ft. 5in. by 3ft. 11in. (1.65 by 1.19m.)

Description: circa 1900

original flatwoven end finshes, oxidized browns, minor foldwear