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Antique Kütahya rug, Western Anatolia, Turkey, 19th century

Lot: 231
Kütahya A village rug from the Kütahya region, its red field dominated by a royal blue, box-shaped medallion framed by green dotted triangles in the corners. A rare border of diagonal, cruciform floral clusters. A heavy, coarsely woven piece with a high pile. One area of repiling in the upper right-hand corner, minor repairs, corroded brown. Otherwise well preserved, with the original selvedges and red kilim ends.
Origin:
West Anatolia
Size:
207 x 155 cm
Age:
Second half 19th century
Estimate:
6.500,00 €

Major Spring Auction

Auction date: Saturday 29. May 2010
Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles