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A CAIRENE RUG
OTTOMAN EGYPT, SECOND HALF 16TH CENTURY

Price Realized 11,950 ($19,108)

Sale Information
Christies SALE 6715
ORIENTAL RUGS AND CARPETS
1 May 2003
London, King Street

Lot Description
30-A CAIRENE RUG
Ottoman Egypt, second half 16th century
The burgundy field with overall scrolling saz leaves forming cusped open panels enclosing palmettes, in a burgundy border of similar design between light green flowerhead stripes, original fringes, evenly worn throughout
6ft.6in. x 4ft.6in. (198cm. x 137cm.)