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Antique Caucasian Azerbaijan rug with Moghan (Memling) Guls, 19th century, Azerbaijan. published Ian Bennett's Oriental Rugs, Volume I

A very unusual piece in which the field is divided into horizontal bands in the manner of kilim designs; the S-like ornaments jointed by a straight line possibly stylised bird figures (the design is often called bird-on-pole), are very closely related to those found on Yomut Turkoman weavings, especially asmalyk (camel flank hangings). Probably late 19th century. 278 x 112 cm