Lot 309: Antique C.1890 Turkish Silk Prayer Rug
October 29, 2016
Cranston, RI, USALive Auction
Description: TURKEY, CIRCA 1890 The silk prayer rug is hand made with a deep burgundy colored central open field with hanging lamp with arched borders with intricate bands of floral decoration. It is mounted to be hung on a wall and is satin lined on the back.
Condition Report: Some small area of low pile wear, some areas where carpet has dried an torn in small areas, overall the carpet is fairly supple, small spot staining, photos show all.
Provenance: Provenance: From the previous owner of the Belcourt Castle in Newport, RI.
Dimensions: Measures 56" by 40".