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Antique Shirvan rug, Azerbaijan. 19th century

Nagel Auktionen
700 | Sammlerteppiche & Ethnologica
10. September 2013
105 Surahani mit Kartuschenmedaillons
Schirwan-Gebiet, Kaukasus, um 1870
271 x 157 cm
Dunn, ein Ende etwas verkurzt, Reparaturen und Nachknupfungen. Surahani long rug patterned with three cartouche medallions, Shirvan area, circa 1870. Wear, one end slightly reduced, repairs and repilings.