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Antique Zakatala rug, Azerbaijan, XIX century

An unusual design with repetitive archaic guls. Similar example is found in the 1965 publication of “Islamic Carpets” by Joseph McMullan, New York. Third quarter 19th century

Approximate size: 5’8” x 6’2”