Turkoman (Atshan) Bag (Soumak) (82078)

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Turkoman (Atshan) Bag (Soumak)  (82078)
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In 1990 and shortly thereafter, when the borders of Azerbaijan, Georgia & Armenia opened, a good number of old Caucasian soumak pieces appeared in the international markets. Now these supplies have been nearly exhausted, & once again it has become difficult to locate good early examples. (By Marla Mallett) Has some wear, please inspect. 4' x 2'.6".

Provenance: Ben-Tcahvtchavadze collection of Ontario, Canada
Country (if not USA): Armenia
Date: c1900