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A fine antique Tchi-Tchi rug, 175cm x 122cm, end of the 19th century.

Price Realized $2,573

Sale Information
Sale 9215
carpets, decorative objects, european furniture and picture frames
10 October 2001
London, South Kensington

Lot Description
A fine antique Tchi-Tchi rug
the shaded indigo field with overall diagonal rows of polychrome hooked panels and hooked octagons surrounded by angular leaves and small floral motifs, in an ivory hooked S-motif border between panelled and barber-pole stripes, outer reciprocal skittle-pattern stripes, short kilim at each end, slightly corroded black - 175cm. x 122cm.(5ft.9in. x 4ft.)