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Antique Shirvan rug with a saffron field, Azerbaijan. 19th century

Southeast Caucasus, circa 1890. A saffron field studded with stars in shades of green, blue and red within a polychromatic ivory ground border. Some tinting.
8 ft. 6 in x 3 ft. 4 in. (258 x 101 cm.)
Ritchies Auctioneers, Dec 6, 2006