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A Shemakha, Shirvan rug, circa 1900. 290 x 128cm

Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000


Lot Description

A Shemakha, Shirvan rug, circa 1900. 290 x 128cm, An imaginative and varied field of giant palmettes decorates the field, in a pattern Professor Kerimov refers to as 'berket' (blessing, abundance, excess). The main border formed by diagonal double-S motifs flanked by reciprocal crenelations. Literature: Azerbaijani-Caucasian Rugs (The Ulmke Collection, Switzerland) Cat. No. 69/ page 290