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September 28, 2014 02:00 PMCalender

Shirvan Long Rug

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Auction: Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 2752BLocation: BostonDate / Time: September 28, 2014 2:00PM


Shirvan Long Rug, East Caucasus, mid-19th century, the midnight blue field with an allover design of polychrome flame-like stars each inset with an eight-pointed star in diamond, surrounded by several figures and a quadruped, all within a "kufic" tile-patterned main border, several hooked "S" minor borders, 10 ft. x 4 ft.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

reovercast, brown oxidation throughout, large patch at bottom left and two small patches in major border at right , crude repairs

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Caucasus, East Caucasus