18 June 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,250
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800
A SHIRVAN PRAYER RUG
DATED AH 1295/1876 AD, EAST CAUCASUS
The pale yellow field scattered with minor motifs and large stylised floral medallions with animals around an indented panel with angled mihrab, containing large octagons with hooked motifs, in a pale blue mock-kufic border between carnation spray stripes, even wear, minor repiling, corroded black
5 ft. x 4 ft. (152 cm. x 122 cm.)
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Acquired from Peter Hinwood, October 1975.
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