20 December 2000
A very fine silk and metal thread Koum Kapi prayer rug
The shaded blackcurrant red field with bold arabesques, palmettes and delicate flowering tendrils, an olive green arabesque Mihrab above with similar small spandrels below, in a broad charcoal-black border of bold scrolling arabesques together with palmettes and delicate flowering vine, between apricot and blackcurrant-red floral meander stripes, some wear mainly on the black silk, slight wear to the field and apricot stripes
203cm. x 130cm.
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