3 May 2001
A YARKAND CARPET
East Turkestan, circa 1850
The shaded blue field with an overall design of stylised pomegranates issuing angular leafy vine in a shaded fox-brown border of polychrome flowerheads between key-pattern stripes, plain outer fox-brown stripe, slight localised wear, minute repiling
13ft. x 6ft.10in. (396cm. x 208cm.)
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