London, South Kensington
18 January 2000
An Antique South Caucasian prayer rug
The charcoal field with floral octagons and hooked lozenges around light-blue prayer panel containing polychrome Memling guls, bold stellar-flowerhead octagons above, in an ivory border of glass-motif and serrated leaf vine between yellow and pale rust rosette stripes, outer barber-pole stripes, short kilim at each end
132cm. x 96cm.(4ft.4in. x 3ft.2in.)
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Please note this lot is not illustrated in the catalogue. The carpet illustrated as lot 488 is lot 487.
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