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"Lotto" Arabesque rug with cartouche border, Anatolia, 16th century. published MILESTONES IN THE HISTORY OF CARPETS by JON THOMPSON. Moshe Tabibnia Collection, Milan 2006

 

This rug "first sold at Lefevre on 6 October 1978 (L43) for 27,000 pounds sterling. This entered the Aita Collection and was subsequently re-auctioned on 18 October 2001 at Christies London for $133,040. Last seen with Moshe Tabibnia. See Hali APG 120-126. Information: rugtracker.com