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Bidjov Prayer Rug

Auction:
2066
Lot:
51
Sold for:
$1,955$1,700

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Auction:
Sale #2066 - 2066
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 28, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Bidjov Prayer Rug, Northeast Caucasus, second half 19th century, central column of "wing"-like motifs and diamonds flanked by columns of mihrab motifs and ashik guls in red, royal blue, ivory, and gold on the abrashed midnight and royal blue reciprocal trefoil border, (small holes, edge gouge, moth damage), 3 ft. 10 in. by 2 ft 9 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

Keywords

Caucasus, Arabic architecture, Islamic architecture, Mihrab, Prayer rug