28 April 2005
A EUROPEAN CARPET
f "Cairene" design, the rust-orange field with an overall lattice formed of linked flowering tendrils overlaying a delicate palmette and acanthus leaf lattice, in a rust-orange palmette and flowering vine border between pea-green floral meander stripes and narrow trefoil minor stripes, a plain charcoal-black outer stripe, localised areas of wear, a small tear in the central field
19ft.9in. x 13ft.9in. (600cm. x 419cm.)
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