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'Crivelli' style historical Turkish rug, Vakiflar Museum (A217), Turkey. Published "Teppiche", B. Balkinar & U.Hirsch, 14-15th centuries. found at Divrigi Mosque. 198x339cm. (33x33dm)










Annunciation with St Emidius, 1486, by Carlo Crivelli
Oil on wood transferred to canvas, 207 x 146,5 cm, National Gallery, London


The rug in Crivelli’s "Annunciation with St Emidius" painting is a simplified version of the Vakiflar Museum rug