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Lot: 73
Zili Flatweave In Anatolia, flatwoven rugs of this kind, with a ribbed surface, are named ‘zili’ for their specific technique. The example offered here was woven in one of the villages in the southern Taurus Mountains; its seemingly archaic design of large offset hexagons, each enclosing a small stepped polygon, is captivating. – Good condition, damage to the kilim at the lower end.
Origin: South Anatolia, Taurus Mountains
Dimensions: 290 x 114 cm
Age: Late 19th century
Estimate: 2,000.00 €

Major Spring Auction
Auction date: Saturday 28. May 2011
Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles