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East Anatolian Prayer Kilim

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2845B
Lot:
4
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Auction:
Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 2845B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2015 1:00PM

Description:

East Anatolian Prayer Kilim, 19th century, the olive green stepped mihrab with remnants of metal thread and a central "tree of life" flanked by cypress trees, magenta spandrels inset with similar motifs, all within a light beige shield-patterned main border, multiple royal blue minor borders with stepped diamonds and comb devices, 6 ft. 1 in. x 4 ft. 7 in.
Estimate $800-1,000

missing approximately an inch and a half at both ends, several minor tears in the field, crude repair at bottom left


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Islamic architecture, Kilim, Mihrab, Persian handicrafts, Tapestries

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