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Antique Shirvan "Marasali" rug, ~1870s, Azerbaijan.


Carpets

Sotheby's Sale: N07882 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Tue, 01 Apr 03 10:15 AM
 

LOT 73 (of 148)
A SHIRVAN MARASALI LONG RUG, EAST CAUCASUS,

6,0008,000 USD

measurements: approximately 8ft. 10in. by 4ft. 8in. (2.69 by 1.42m.)

Description: circa 1890 oxidized charcoals, repiling, reselvaged, minor partial end guard stripes,