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A Cairene Medallion carpet fragment

Fine Rugs and Carpets, including Islamic Textiles
Sale: L03760 | Location: London
Auction Dates: Session 1: Wed, 30 Apr 03 2:00 PM

LOT 29 (of 117)
A Cairene carpet fragment
Ottoman Egypt

1,500—2,000 GBP

measurements: 93 by 64cm., 3ft. 1in. by 2ft. 1in.

Description: 16th century

The Bernheimer Family Collection of Carpets, sold Christie's London, 14th February 1996, lot 23.

For a related complete example see Völker, A., Die Orientalischen Knüpfteppiche im MAK, österreichisches Museum für angewandte Kunst, Vienna, 2001, pp.64-65., pl.9

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