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An outstanding Alikhanly, Kuba runner. [Possibly dated 1323 =1905 bottom left] 308 x 123cm

Estimate: $2,500 - $5,000


Lot Description

An outstanding Alikhanly, Kuba runner. [Possibly dated 1323 =1905 bottom left] 308 x 123cm, Decorated with five complex 'sunburst' medallions on a midnight-blue field and further minor geometric ornamentation. The border of small octagons with slight sequential irregularity gives an attractive individuality to the overall look. Designated by Professor Letif Kerimov in an appraisal as (1) 'Of great historical and cultural value and rare'. Literature: Azerbaijani-Caucasian Rugs (The Ulmke Collection, Switzerland) Cat. No. 22/ page 196