20 December 2000
A fine antique Yomud main carpet
The light fox-brown field with bold diagonal columns of C-guls in an ivory border of linked and hooked panels between stepped flowerheads and barber-pole stripes, outer plain stripe linking a single hooked plant-motif wide skirt, most of the kilim at one end original, some losses, areas of wear, small damages and some old repairs
291cm. x 172cm.
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Interior designer Rita Konig on her design philosophy and the interiors she created for our Collector sales in London this November