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Lot: 162
Kilim This large kilim, first published by Frauenknecht and later in ""Yayla"", is captivating for the stunning impact of its design, with four light red hexagons drawn with hooks merging into one another along the central axis of the field, and its rare azure ground colour. The central panel is woven in one piece, avoiding misalignment of the ornaments along the vertical axis as is so frequently encountered in kilims; the borders were woven separately. Neither Frauenknecht nor Brüggemann were able to attribute this kilim to a particular place or tribe, but they agreed on a provenance in the western part of Central Anatolia. – Several holes, backed with canvas.
Origin: Western Central Anatolia
Size: 467 x 183 cm
Age: Mid 19th century
Estimate: 7.700,00 €
Published: FRAUENKNECHT, BERTRAM, Anatolische Kelims. Nürnberg 1982, ill. 6 *** BRÜGGEMANN, WERNER, Yayla. Form und Farbe in türkischer Textilkunst. Frankfurt 1993, no. 59

Major Autumn Auction
Auction date: Saturday 05. December 2009
Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles