3 June 2008
A KIRMAN CARPET
Southeast Persia, Last Quarter 19th Century
Approximately 17 ft. x 10 ft. 5 in. (518 cm. x 317 cm.)
The Doris Duke Collection, Christie's New York, 4 June 2004, lot 803.
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