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AH 1270 (1853 AD) dated antique Shirvan "shield" rug, Azerbaijan

83 Shirvan, Caucasus, circa 1880. Once purchased at Galerie Ostler, Munich. - Newly secured upper end, repiled lower end, newly overcast selvages, old repiled area of circa 17 x 20 cm in the upper right corner. 136 x 92 cm

Sale 49T, November 5th 2007
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