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Lot: 134
Afyon Kilim: An Afyon kilim, woven in a single piece in an expressive graphic design. The field has been divided into horizontal sections, consisting of horizontal stripes in red, maize yellow, green, white and dark brown alternating with four wide blue panels, each containing a serrated red hexagon outlined in white parmakli contours. The kilim was previously published by Herrmann in 1988. Several rewoven areas, good condition.
Origin: West Anatolia
Dimensions: 320 x 160 cm
Age: Ca. 1800
Estimate: 6,000.00
Literature: PETSOPOULOS, YANNI, 100 Kelims. Meisterwerke aus Anatolien. Munich 1991, no. 3

Major Spring Auction

Auction date: Saturday 19. May 2012
Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles