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Antique Shirvan bag, Azerbaijan

Lot 223
East Caucasian Bagface, last quarter 19th century, (even wear to center), 2 ft. x 1 ft. 8 in.
Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets - Sale 2436 - Lot 223
Skinner Auctioneers & Appraisers of Antiques & Fine Art