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

Lot: 147
Bergama An early village rug from the Bergama region, with are red field that is plain except for a flowering tree at the centre. The very wide, white main border is adorned with large flowering shrubs growing from a vase reduced to the shape of a small octagon. A carpet of comparable composition is described as "Ladik" in the book on the Markarian Collection. The selvedges have been mended and completed in places, remains of the original kilim finish survive at the top, reduced at the bottom. Uniformly low pile.
Origin: North West Anatolia
Dimensions: 155 x 134 cm
Age: First half 19th century
Estimate: 7,500.00
Literature: DENNY, WALTER B. & WALKER, DANIEL, The Markarian Album. Cincinnati 1988, pl. 28