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Major Autumn Auction
Auction date: Saturday 05. December 2009
Rippon Boswell & Co. International Auctioneers of Rare Carpets & TextilesLot: 179

Lot: 163
Karapinar: Friedrich Spuhler established the name “Yellow Group” for this type of village rugs from the Konya region; little known in the past, they are woven in strong colours and archaic designs (often with Memling guls in the field, combined with a variety of border ornaments). Many examples can be found in ""Orient Stars"", the book on the Kirchheim Collection. The example offered here, with a balanced yet powerful design and first-rate colours, dates from the 18th century. The comparative piece cited below belongs to the same group although it differs in field design. – Completely preserved, thoroughly corroded brown, an ink stain at the upper kilim finish.

Origin: Central Anatolia, Konya region
Size: 228 x 113 cm
Age: 18th century
Estimate: 7.800,00 €
Literature: TKF-WIEN (publ.), Antike Orientteppiche aus osterreichischem Besitz. Gesellschaft zur Forderung der Textil-Kunst-Forschung. Vienna 1986, no. 31