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Para Mamluk carpet with interlaced star-motifs in a four-and-one layout, each surrounded by a radial arrangement of "small motifs", the field enclosed by a Kufiesque border.

C. 1500, 207 x 143 cm. Woollen pile on a wool foundation.

15th or 16th century, published at Walter Denny «Anatolian Carpets». Acquired by  Charles Grant Ellis. Currently Moshe Tabibina Collection, Milan, Italy. Formerly Wher Collection, Switzerland.




The Protonotary Giovanni Giuliano (Zuan Zulian)
about 1530-40, Italian, North
National Gallery, London