20 December 2000
A very fine kurk Isfahan rug
The indigo field with a curvilinear design of delicate vine and calyxes, around an octafoil ivory medallion, the ivory spandrels similar, in an ivory palmette and vine border, embroidered kilim at each end
158cm. x 105cm.
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