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A fine Pirebadil, Kuba broad runner. Dated 1922. 300 x 143cm.

Estimate: $2,800 - $5,500


Lot Description

A fine Pirebadil, Kuba broad runner. Dated 1922. 300 x 143cm., So-called Perepedil Kuba, inscribed with the patron’s/owner's name Saheb Khorshid and the Hijri date 1341 = 1922 above a prayer gable/niche to the top. The uncommon ivory field patterned with five göels, each surrounded by fantastical birds and ram's horn motifs. The main border of Kufic pattern. Literature: Azerbaijani-Caucasian Rugs (The Ulmke Collection, Switzerland) Cat. No. 38/ page 228. Cf. 'Teppiche Aus Dem Kaukasus', Shurmann, Ulrich; USA 1964, ill. 73, page 210. Cf. 'Orientteppiche', Elder, Doris; Munich 1979, two white ground Perepedil illus. 372/373, pages 332/333