8 October 2009
A CHAJLI RUG
SOUTH CAUCASUS, DATED AH 1277/1860-61 AD
Slight wear, differential corrosion, small areas of repiling, very slightly rebuilt on one end
8ft.9in. x 4ft.4in. (266cm. x 132cm.)
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