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Melas Prayer Rug

Auction:
2942T
Lot:
4
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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Auction:
Oriental Rugs & Carpets - 2942T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 13, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Melas Prayer Rug, Turkey, early 19th century, 5 ft. 7 in. x 3 ft. 9 in.

Provenance: From a private New York City collection formed in the 1950s and 1960s.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

Very good condition, original ends and edges, very good pile, small reweave on left-hand side, very good weave.


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

Turkey, Carpet, Humanities, Kneeling, MELAS syndrome, Prayer, Prayer rug, Provenance, Salat, Textile arts, Visual arts

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