28 - 29 October 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 10,625
Estimate GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500
A SILK AND METAL-THREAD SOUF KASHAN CARPET
CIRCA 1920, CENTRAL PERSIA
Areas of wear and corrosion, selvages frayed, each end with slight loss
11 ft. 3 in. x 8 ft. (342 cm. x 244 cm.)
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The approx. knot count is 8H x 8V per sq. cm.
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