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Antique Shirvan Marasali prayer rug, Azerbaijan.

Marasali prayer rug, Caucasus, circa 1870. Ends newly secured, lower end minimally reduced, very minor repairs, even wear, localised heavy wear.
142 x 124 cm
Sale 53T, July 14th 2009
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