14 February 2001
A SILK KHOTAN CARPET
EAST TURKESTAN, CIRCA 1880
The brick-red field with horizontal rows of panels containing stylised hooked rosettes in a border of hooked polychrome stripes and minor hooked panels between barber-pole stripes, plain outer stripe, minute wear
10ft.6in. x 5ft.3in. (320cm. x 160cm.)
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A large fragment of a slightly earlier very similar carpet was in the Bernheimer Family Collection of Carpets sold in these Rooms, 14 Februrary, 1996, lot 49.
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