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inventary number: Bd008984
So-called "Chessboard" Carpet
place and date: Damascus, Syria, second half of the 16th century
description: Warp: ivory wool, Z2S, on two levels Woof: light red wool, Z2, 2 passages Knot: wool, asymmetric opened on the left, 49h x 28v = 1372 n/dmq Colors: (8) ivory, red, purple, light yellow, ochre, light green, azure, dark brown
dimension: cm 139 x 158
notes: Bibliography: A. Boralevi in 'Geometrie d'Oriente - Stefano Bardini e il tappeto antico', cat. ed. Livorno (Sillabe), 1999, pp. 38-39.

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