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Fachralo Kazak "Prayer" Rug,
 
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Kazak "Prayer" Rug,

A Kazak Prayer Rug, Southwest Caucasus, last quarter 19th Century. Approximately 5 ft. 6 in. by 4 ft. (1.68 m. by 1.22 m.)

Warp: Wool, Z3S, ivory

Weft: Wool, Z2S (loosely plied) 3-5 shoots, red

Pile: Wool, symmetrical knot

Density: 6-7 horizontal, 8-10 vertical

Sides: Wool, 2 cords of 2 warps each, overcast red

Ends: Warp fringe

Colors: Madder red, persimmon, teal, ivory, azure, ochre, seal brown, black

Lot 22

Sotheby's Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets

New York Tuesday 6/3/89

est. $8,000-$10,000

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