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Sileh Rug

Auction:
2066
Lot:
69
Sold for:
$3,450$3,000

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

Description:

Sileh Rug, Southwest Caucasus, second half 19th century, square grid of S-shaped "dragon" motifs inset with small zigzag motifs in navy and sky blue, red, tan, ivory, cochineal, aubergine, and blue-green on the maroon-brown field, narrow red and blue-green reciprocal trefoil border, (areas of wear), 9 ft. by 7 ft.
Estimate $3,500-4,500

Keywords

Caucasus, Cochineal