10 October 2008
This lot is offered without a reserve
A NORTH WEST PERSIAN BORDER FRAGMENT
FIRST HALF 18TH CENTURY
Overall wear, corroded brown, small frayed spots, mounted on panel
11in. x 6ft.6in. (59cm. x 198cm.)
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A smaller fragment from the same carpet, presumably from the opposing end border, is illustrated by F.R.Martin, A History of Oriental Carpets, State and Court Printing Office, Vienna, 1908, pl.xx.
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