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Antique Caucasian Shirvan rug, Azerbaijan. 19th century

Material Culture Antique Textiles, Carpets and Ethnographic Arts
Featuring : The Bill Liske Collection of Antique
Tibetan Textiles, Carpets and Artifacts
Auction :  May 26, 2012
292. Shirvan Rug; Caucasus, late 19th c, overall low pile; 31 x 53 (94cm x 160cm);