24 February 1999
An antique Kazak Karatchopf
The pistachio-green field with polychrome hooked and floral panels around a chequered large square panel containing an ivory octagon with polychrome palmettes enclosing a brick-red smaller octagon with a hooked panel centrepiece in a shaded light brick-red border of glass and serrated leaf vine between reciprocal skittle pattern and plain stripe, slight localised wear, small old repairs
232cm. x 166cm.
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This carpet was part of the furnishings of the residence of a Hague noble family in Bezuidenout, next to the Palace Huis ten Bosch, circa 1910, and is illustrated in Den Haag zoals het was, 17 (1994), back cover.
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