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Ottoman Cairene Floral Carpet fragment. Wher Collection. sold at Sothebys 14 september 2001-Lot 1

Image courtesy: John Taylor, rugtracker.com

Sale: NY7704 | Location: New York
Auction Dates: Session 1: Thu, 20 Sep 01 10:15 AM

LOT 1 (of 131)
An Ottoman carpet border fragment, Cairo or Istanbul,

1,5002,000 USD
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 3,000 USD

An Ottoman carpet border fragment, Cairo or Istanbul,
circa 1600
stiff stain, flatwoven restitching, inserted fragments, blanket stitched on all four sides, fabric backed,
approximately 9ft. 10in. by 2ft. 11in. (3.00 by 0.89m.)

An Ottoman court carpet having a border similar to this lot is in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, see Pinner, Robert and Franses, Michael, "The East Mediterranean Carpet Collection," Hali, vol. 1, no. 4, fig. 12, p. 46 and Yetkin, Serare, Historical Turkish Carpets, Istanbul, 1981, fig. 77, p. 123.