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Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles
Major Autumn Auction
Auction date: Saturday 26. November 2011

Lot: 219
Bergama Canakkale The light red field of this village rug from Canakkale, a coastal town on the Dardanelles, is dominated by two huge, white-ground octagons. Each encloses a blue balky star, its eight arms decorated with red hooked diamonds, as well as a central octagon with a lattice design. Octagons filled with stars also adorn the white-ground main border. Slight signs of wear in the pile, otherwise in good condition, with the original selvedges and red kilim ends.
Origin: North West Anatolia
Dimensions: 212 x 143 cm
Age: Late 19th century
Estimate: 2,300.00