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


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Sothebys Sale: N08456 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Wed, 11 Jun 08 10:00 AM
 

LOT 10 (of 224)
PROPERTY OF AN AMERICAN COLLECTOR
A SHIRVAN PRAYER RUG, EAST CAUCASUS,
circa 1900

original macramé end finishes, oxidized browns, minor foldwear

5,0007,000 USD

measurements: approximately 5ft. 3in. by 3ft. 8in. (1.60 by 1.12m.)

Description: circa 1900

original macramé end finishes, oxidized browns, minor foldwear