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Shirvan Prayer Rug

Auction:
2066
Lot:
67
Sold for:
$2,300$2,000

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

Description:

Shirvan Prayer Rug, East Caucasus, third quarter 19th century, serrated hexagonal lattice of flowering plants in midnight and royal blue, red, light aubergine, and blue-green on the gold field, red "interrupted vine" border, (even wear, outer guard stripe missing all around, main border partially missing from both ends, slight moth damage), 4 ft. 4 in. by 2 ft. 9 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Caucasus, Crystallography, Hexagon, Hexagonal crystal system, Hexagonal lattice, Lattice, Shirvan, Shirvan, Iran