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Antique Shirvan Marasali prayer rug, Azerbaijan.

Lot 121
Marasali Prayer Rug, East Caucasus, second half 19th century, (even wear, guard stripe rewoven on one end), 4 ft. 10 in. x 3 ft. 8 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000
Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers
of antiques and fine arts
Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Sale 2436 - Lot 121