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SALE 6897 LOT 21
A BERGAMA RUG
WEST ANATOLIA, FIRST HALF 18TH CENTURY

Price Realized  7,768 ($13,725)

Sale Information
Christies SALE 6897
ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS
29 April 2004
London, King Street

Lot Description
A BERGAMA RUG
WEST ANATOLIA, FIRST HALF 18TH CENTURY
The shaded indigo field arranged with various geometric brick-red compartments containing flowerheads and geometric motifs, in an ivory angular floral spray border between polychrome chequered and charcoal-black flowerhead stripes, areas of severe wear at times down to the foundation, one or two small holes, natural corrosion in the brown, partial loss to kilim strips at either end, fraying on all sides, backed
6ft.7in. x 4ft.10in. (201cm. x 147cm.)