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AH 1310 (=1892 AD) Antique Shirvan Marasali Tachte rug, Azerbaijan.

Lot No: 42*
A Shirvan rug
East Caucasus,
4 ft 9 in x 3 ft 3 in (144 x 97 cm) some losses at each end some restoration

Sale 16849 - Bonhams Oriental and European Carpets & Rugs, 6 Oct 2009