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Antique Shirvan carpet, Azerbaijan. 19th century. Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles

Major Spring Auction
Auction date: Saturday 23. May 2009. Lot: 64
Shirvan A Shirvan with a bold design of two rows of hooked diamonds filled with stars, offset to the left on the light red field due to the small, star-filled octagons aligned on the right-hand side of the field. The white-ground main border also contains octagons enclosing eight-pointed stars in various colour combinations. Slight signs of wear in the pile, sides cut an reselvedged. Remains of the original kilim finishes at the top and bottom.
Origin: East Caucasus
Size: 156 x 117 cm
Age: Late 19th century
Estimate: 4.800,00