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Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles

Major Autumn Auction
Auction date: Saturday 24. November 2012

Lot: 308
Bergama A coarsely woven, white-ground village rug made in the Bergama region. Fifteen Memling güls have been placed in octagonal fields interspersed with red diamonds and bars. The format, slightly wider than it is long, is a striking feature. It is likely that the piece was used as a sleeping rug (yatak). – Somewhat reduced ends, damaged sides, small repairs and two holes. Corroded brown sections, low spots in the pile.
Origin: North West Anatolia
Dimensions: 164 x 174 cm
Age: Second half 19th century
Estimate: 3,000.00 €