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Major Spring Auction
Auction date: Saturday 25. May 2013
Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles

Lot: 248
Gaziantep Kilim This large, two-panel kilim from the Gaziantep region displays a repeat of stepped serrated diamonds, each crowned with a stepped polygon at both ends, arranged in rows of three and interspersed with hooked diamonds. The palette (dark and mid blue, aubergine, ochre, violet-red and olive) is typical of this kilim group, as is the white cotton ground of the field. – On one side the edge has been folded back and sewn to the reverse to hide damaged sections. Slight signs of wear, small holes.
Origin: South East Anatolia
Dimensions: 417 x 151 cm
Age: Second half 19th century
Estimate: 1,150.00 €
Literature: BRÜGGEMANN, WERNER, Yayla. Form und Farbe in türkischer Textilkunst. Frankfurt 1993, pl. 67