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Animal rug fragment, 14th century (or early 15th century), early Ottoman Turkey. Nationalmuseum (or National Museum of Fine Arts), Stockholm, Sweden (listed by Carl Johan Lamm). Found in Fostat, Egypt. Size: 21x11.5cm


Picture courtesy: http://www.weavingartmuseum.org/
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