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Photos: World's Most Expensive Carpet

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A Sickle-Leaf Carpet, an early 17th century Persion rug from Washington, D.C.'s Corcoran Gallery of Art, was auctioned in New York, June 5, 2013 by Sotheby's for $33.7 million. Sotheby's said the price was more than three times the previous auction record for a carpet. It measures 8 feet 9 inches by 6 feet 5 inches.
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