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Antique Ahar (a village near Heriz) rug, Iranian Azerbaijan (dated 129/192, 1290 (1873) or 1920?).
Göteborgs Auktionsverk May 23, 2011 Oriental rugs & textiles , Oriental rugs AHAR MESHKIN, northwest Persia,
mid 19th century. 235x106 cm. Minor wear, minor repairs, one end is missing a few rows of knots. Provenance:
Private collection, Gothenburg. Exhibited: "Boundless beauty", Gothenburg 2010, plate 31.