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An Arjiman, Shirvan runner. Dated 1907, 309 x 119cm

Estimate: $3,000 - $6,000


Lot Description

An Arjiman, Shirvan runner. Dated 1907, 309 x 119cm, Wool pile on a cotton and wool foundation. On the vertical axis five conjoined geometric göels with flame medallions characteristic of Zoroastrian symbolism at either end. Upper right Hijri date 1325 = 1907. The minor borders patterned with small reciprocal crenels. 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. 78/ page 308