7 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 938
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
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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