November 1, 2016, 2:00 PM GMT
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Lot 95: A RARE EARLY ZAREH PENYAMIN KUM KAPI SILK AND SILK BROCADE PRAYER RUG, NORTHWEST ANATOLIA |(71 views)
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Description: with early calligraphic mark, polychrome silk brocading
Knot Density: H: 10/cm; V: 10/cm
Overall measurements: 123cm across the top, 126 across the bottom, 178cm along the left side, 177cm along the right side. Pile dense and generally even 1mm overall. Some minute areas where pile is low for example top right corner between the two bird motifs.There is a small nick halfway down the left side into the border.Original flatweave and fringes at both ends with some losses to fringing in sections of corners. Would benefit from a professional clean.
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Dimensions: approximately 178 by 126cm; 5ft. 10in., 4ft. 2in.
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