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Lot 731: Two Kashan prayer rugs, central persia, circa 1st quarter 20th century,Platinum House
October 10, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Two Kashan prayer rugs
central persia, circa 1st quarter 20th century
One 6 ft. 3 in. x 4 ft. 2 in.; one 2 ft. 10 in. x 2 ft. 3 in. (2)
Larger rug with significant wear to pile throughout and loss of length to ends; sides seemingly missing outer border and rewrapped with some losses currently to side wraps; soiling / stains; rug dry but not brittle or breaking
Smaller Kashan in better condition with even medium-low pile and occasional white cotton knot heads visible; some minor losses to sides; also dry but not brittle
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