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Antique Shirvan rug, Southern Shirvan Region, Salyan (Saliani) District, Azerbaijan. Second half 19th century.

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Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Sale 2457 - Lot 235
Lot 235
Shirvan Long Rug, East Caucasus, last quarter 19th century, (some moth damage, slight end fraying, dark brown oxidation), 10 ft. x 3 ft. 4 in.