AN AGRA CARPET
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AN AGRA CARPET

NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1890

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AN AGRA CARPET
North India, circa 1890
The lemon-yellow field with an overall bold lattice of red and grey tendrils forming lozenges centred by light and green-grey rosette panels and overlaying scrolling flowering tendrils, in a shaded green-grey border of angular palmette vine between ivory floral meander and dusty pink arabesque interlace stripes, braided warps at each end, small repairs almost all restricted to one side, excellent pile
11ft.7in. x 7ft. (352cm. x 213cm.)
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Lot Essay

A larger carpet woven from the same cartoon of both field and border from the estate of Samuel Messer Esq. was sold in these Rooms 19 November 1992, lot 16.
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