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    Sale 7663

    Fasque The Scottish Seat of the Gladstones

    7 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 159

    A LARGE AMRITSAR CARPET

    NORTH INDIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE AMRITSAR CARPET
    NORTH INDIA, LATE 19TH CENTURY
    The charcoal-black field with an overall lozenge lattice design, in a tomato-red boteh border between triple minor stripes, heavily corroded black, severe wear, some small holes and repairs, surface dirt, selvages and ends frayed
    24 ft. 6 in. x 18 ft. 3 in. (746 cm. x 555 cm.)


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    Literature

    Possibly 1851 Inventory, Library, 'Carpet, Rug and drugget - £16.16.0'