28 April 2005
A SOUMAC CARPET
EAST CAUCASUS, CIRCA 1890
The shaded rust-red field scattered with polychrome angular palmettes, flowerheads and minor geometric motifs around a central column of four indigo cusped lozenge medallions centred by pale pink octagons containing hooked lozenges and minor motifs, in a chocolate-brown zigzag and serrated motif border between ivory hooked vine stripes, mill-pattern minor stripes and a running-dog outer stripe, minute repairs, overall good condtion
9ft. 10in. x 8ft. (299cm. x 244cm.)
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