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Antique Southern Salyan rug, Azerbaijan. Second half 19th century.

Lot: 97
Saliani A Saliani with an undecorated met hane field in a brilliant red, which combines with the wide, white main border to give the item a bright appearance. Almost always woven in long formats, Salianis are often mistaken for Talish rugs, however they clearly differ from the latter in knotting structure and wool material. Restored sides, replaced lower finish, uniformly low pile.
Origin: South West Caucasus
Dimensions: 395 x 106 cm
Age: Late 19th century
Estimate: 3,600.00

Rippon Boswell & Co.
International Auctioneers of rare
Carpets & TextilesMajor Spring Auction

Auction date: Saturday 28. May 2011 at 15 o'clock