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Antique Azerbaijan carpet, NW Iran, 19th century.

De-accessioned by the Winterthur Museum in 1996, the following was reviewed by Hali in issue 91, page 156. It sold for $28,375 at Northeast Auctions, New Hampshire on 3 November 1996(lot 807).A very large carpet measuring 4,42 x 7,67 mtrs.


Information and picture courtesy: John Taylor, rugtracker.com