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North West Anatolian rugs & kilims from Balikesir Province



Antique Karakešili bag, Balikesir-Bergama Area, Turkey, 20th century.

Lot: 136
Karakecili Taschenfront
Origin: Nordwestanatolien
Dimensions: 61 x 71 cm
Age: Anfang 20. Jh.
Estimate: no reserve

General Carpet Auktion
Auction date: Saturday 24. March 2012
Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles

Karakešili tribal rug 19. May 2012 Rippon Boswell