Akstafa rugs

The Akstafa peacock motif is used in Akstafa rugs. Akstafa is a town in Azerbaijan and also the name of a river.

Akstafa long rug, Kazak area, south west Caucasus, late 19th century, 9ft. 7in. X 3ft. 8in. 2.92m. X 1.12m. (Netherhampton Salerooms 27 February 2019)
Lot 127. Akstafa, 203 x 130cm (6ft. 8in. x 4ft. 3in.). Caucasus second half 19th century (Austria Auction Company 21 July 2016)
Lot 743, AN AKSTAFA PRAYER RUG, Caucasus, circa 1900; 6 feet 7 inches x 3 feet 7 inches. (Grogan 16 June 2013)
Kazak Akstafa runner 1830-1850. (ICOC exhibitions of privately owned carpets)

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