14 February 2001
AN OVAL PEKING CARPET
CHINA, CIRCA 1930
The honey-coloured field with an overall very slightly lighter yellow fine leafy vine design, in a shaped burnt orange border containing scrolling tendrils issuing coloured lotus and other flowerheads, plain outer midnight blue stripe, minute wear
13ft.6in. x 8ft.11in. (410cm. x 270cm.)
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