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Embroidered Felt Floor Covering

Auction:
2845B
Lot:
242
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 2845B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2015 1:00PM

Description:

Embroidered Felt Floor Covering, Uzbekistan, early 20th century, the field comprised of two contiguous diamonds outlined in bright indigo, the indigo portion inset with a polychrome tile pattern of hooked diamonds and other geometric forms, the inner portion inset with hooked ram's horn motifs, the main border with a hooked ram's horn variant pattern, cotton embroidery on pieced wool, 5 ft. 11 in. x 4 ft. 2 in.

Literature: For a similar example please see: Heirs to the Silk Road-Uzbekistan, Johannes Kalter and Margareta Pavaloi, 1997, plate 391, p. 201.
Estimate $800-1,200

minor wear at edges


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Keywords

Johannes Kalter, Margareta Pavaloi, Embroidery, Hooked, Horn, Indigo, Uzbekistan

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