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AN OBRUK PRAYER KILIM
CIRCA 1850, CENTRAL ANATOLIA

Price Realized 8,125 ($15,852)

Sale Information
Christie's SALE 7561
SIMON SAINSBURY THE CREATION OF AN ENGLISH ARCADIA
18 June 2008
London, King Street

Lot Description
AN OBRUK PRAYER KILIM
CIRCA 1850, CENTRAL ANATOLIA
The pale sage-green field with hooked lozenges and stylised plants, a metal-thread inscription at one end, the stepped raspberry-red mihrab with a lattice of flowerheads, in a pale yellow border of stylised plants between blue floral panelled and skittle-pattern stripes, light spot stain, overall good condition
6 ft. 5 in. x 4 ft. 4 in. (196 cm. x 132 cm.)

Provenance
Acquired from Peter Hinwood, October 1975.