Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury Salerooms Ltd.
Eastern and Western carpets & rugs. Decorative textiles,
needlework and samplers Sale on Thursday 16th January 2003
A rare Marasali prayer rug
Shirvan region, East Caucasus
Possibly mid 19th century, 4ft.9in. x 2ft. 1.45m. x 0.61m.
Overall even wear, heavier in small area in centre, probably missing
main border and outer guard, sewn down onto mount. An apparently
archaic version of this well-known design with unusual minor motifs.
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Salisbury Salerooms Ltd.
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J. Barry O'Connell Jr.