2 April 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 3,500
Estimate GBP 2,800 - GBP 3,500
A SILK KASHAN PRAYER RUG
CENTRAL PERSIA, CIRCA 1880
One end slightly fraying, otherwise very good condition
6ft.8in. x 4ft.5in. (204cm. x 135cm.)
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