Soumak Bagface

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Soumak Bagface, northwestern Iran, c. 1860, extensive cotton highlights, 1 ft. 9 in. x 1 ft. 10 in.

Provenance: The Ronnie Newman Collection of Early Rugs.
Estimate $400-600

Good condition: very good color, weave and drawing; original loop-closures; original selvedge left side, minor selvedge damage right side; lower end missing approx. 1/4 inch, lower right corner rounded.

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