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A Shadda flatweave, Karabakh rug. Beginning of the 20thC. 190 x 122cm

Estimate: $500 - $1,000


Lot Description

A Shadda flatweave, Karabakh rug. Beginning of the 20thC. 190 x 122cm, Probably from the Agdam area. Plain soumak weave, decorated with nine large comb tailed horses with smaller herd animals sheltering beneath their flanks amongst scattered rosettes and other motifs. The triple border incorporates variants of an S-hook motif. Literature: Azerbaijani-Caucasian Rugs (The Ulmke Collection, Switzerland) Cat. No. 230/ page 612