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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 28. May 2011. Lot: 30
Shirvan Uniformly low pile, restored finishes along both long sides
Origin: East Caucasus
Dimensions: 147 x 114 cm
Age: Late 19th century
Estimate: 3,600.00