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Antique Shirvan Prayer rug, Shirvan Region, Azerbaijan. Late 19th century.

Auction: Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 2619B
Location: Boston
Date / Time : November 10, 2012 12:30PM
Description: Marasali Prayer Rug, East Caucasus, second half 19th century, (wear to center, reovercast, small crease repair on one end), 4 ft. 6 in. x 3 ft. 6 in.
Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers of Antiques and Fine Arts