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Antique Karakeçili rug, Balikesir-Bergama Area, Turkey, early 19th century.

Lot: 14
Karakecili: Heavily damaged, this Karakecili survives in fragmented condition, and is likely to be one of the oldest examples of its kind. The characteristic design of large, interlocked, hooked diamonds is more spacious in layout and richer in detail than later pieces. The border design is particularly impressive.
Origin: North West Anatolia, Bergama region
Dimensions: 247 x 187 cm
Age: First half 19th century
Estimate: 4,500.00 €

Major Autumn Auction
Auction date: Saturday 04. December 2010
Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles