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Antique Akstafa Bird rug in a dark blue ground


Age: late 19th century

: 130x295cm

Size (ft): 4'3"x9'8"

Structure: wool pile, ivory wool warps.

Knots: Gördes (Turkish, symmetrical)

Description:  The indigo medium blue field with scattered geometric tribal motifs and angular flowerheads, botehs with various animal, peacock and other small bird figures surrounding a central column of 4 angular and stepped polychrome medallions, in an ivory border of kochanak motifs.


Christie's Oriental Rugs And Carpets Including Property From The Doris Duke Collection And The Newport Restoration Foundation 3 June 2008 https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/rugs-carpets/an-akstafa-rug-east-caucasus-late-19th-5077311-details.aspx?from=salesummery&intObjectID=5077311

Siyawouch Azadi "Azerbaijani Caucasian rugs" plate no: 106

Sotheby's 01 April 2003, New York

Ian Bennett's Oriental Rugs, Volume I, plate 210

Sotheby’s Fine English and European Decorative Arts 06 October 2011, New York

Sotheby’s 25 November 2008 New York

Sotheby's Carpets and Textiles from Distinguished Collections New York | 31 Jan 2014

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