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Early rug fragment, 13-14th century, Seljuq Sultanate.  Stockholm National Museet. (red wefts, 26x27)

listed as plate no:2 by Carl Johan Lamm, "Carpet Fragments", Uddevalla, Sweden, 1985). Found in Fostat, Egypt in 1935-36
. 26 x 17 cm

Above picture courtesy: http://www.weavingartmuseum.org/
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