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A Khizi Zili flatweave, Baku, Shirvan rug 195 x 128cm.

Estimate: $800 - $1,600


Lot Description

A Khizi Zili flatweave, Baku, Shirvan rug 195 x 128cm., Designated by Professor Letif Kerimov in an appraisal as (1) 'Of great historical and cultural value and rare'. Kushlu Zili (bird zili) '...have not been produced for some time. This tradition has become extinct' A late 19thC, tapestry woven cover, decorated with a panels depicting various fabled birds of various composition, on red-brown and midnight blue backgrounds. Literature: Azerbaijani-Caucasian Rugs (The Ulmke Collection, Switzerland) Cat. No. 119/ page 390