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inventary number: Bd007865
Fragments of a large "Small-Pattern Holbein" carpet
West Anatolia, third quarter of the 15th century

Warp: ivory wool, Z2S, on two levels Woof: orange-red wool, Z, 2 passages Knot: wool, symmetrical, Z2, 40h x 43v = 1720 n/dmq Colors: (9) ivory, yellow, dark green-blue, marine blue, bright blue, orange pink, red, deep purple, dark brown

A: cm 208 x 198
B: cm 208 x 36

notes: Bibliography: A. Boralevi in 'Geometrie d'Oriente - Stefano Bardini e il tappeto antico', cat. ed. Livorno (Sillabe), 1999, pp. 46-47.

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