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Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & Textiles
Major Autumn Auction
Auction date: Saturday 24. November 2012

Lot: 220
Bergama In this extremely rare village rug from the Bergama region, a re-entrant design has been suggested by blue lines in the light red field, its central axis accentuated by a light green pole motif. The wide main border decorated with a geometric, stylised floral vine is striking. Original finishes all around, remains of the kilims survive at both ends. Uniformly low pile, the corroded brown sections have been partially repiled.
Origin: North West Anatolia
Dimensions: 215 x 138 cm
Age: First half 19th century
Estimate: 14,500.00
Sold: 14,640.00