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A Kuba 'star gul' rug, East Caucasus
of unusual, almost square format
approximately 136 by 115cm., 4ft.6in; 3ft. 9in.
mid 19th century
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Provenance

A West Coast Collection

Catalogue Note

"The motif is  based on an intricate system of rectangles and octagons to derive the star shape, placed on dark blue, colour of the moon and the night sky" EH

Arts of the Islamic World including Fine Rugs and Carpets

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London