7 October 2010
A PART-COTTON PETAG TABRIZ CARPET
NORTH WEST PERSIA, CIRCA 1920
17ft.5in. x 11ft.4in. (530cm. x 344cm.)
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The design including the inscription cartouches copies the "Emperor's carpets" one of which is in the Museum für Angewandte Kunst in Vienna and its pair, sold to Duveen through Christie's in 1929 is now in the Metropolitan Museum in New York.
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