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Shirvan Prayer Rug

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
54
Sold for:
$1,107$900

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Auction:
Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 2845B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2015 1:00PM

Description:

Shirvan Prayer Rug, East Caucasus, late 19th century, the red field with a large-scale diamond lattice design inset with polychrome highly stylized palmettes all below an ivory double latch-hooked rectangle, small and large comb devices and birds above the niche, all within a royal blue contiguous diamond-patterned border, 3 ft. 3 in. x 2 ft. 8 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

approximately two inches rewoven at both ends


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Carpet, Comb, Diamond, Diamond cubic, Kneeling, Latch, Palmette, Prayer, Prayer rug, Rug hooking, Salat

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