9 October 2006
A KARABAGH RUG
SOUTH CAUCASUS, DATED AH 1337/1916-7 AD
Minor spots of localised moth damage
6ft.6in. x 4ft.7in. (198cm. x 140cm.)
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The inscription tells us that the owner went by the name 'Hilal' and that the weaver was called 'Gawhar'. There are three other Arabic named months of the year. Many of the inscriptions are illegible.
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