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Old February 15th, 2013, 08:16 PM   #2
Pierre Galafassi
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Hi George

Puzzling fragment. I haven’t seen any extant rug with this kind of pattern or even anything close.
With a lot of positive thinking, one could perhaps see a very vague analogy with the borders of the two (younger) rugs below.

Bergama, seventeeth century.


Anatolia, sixteenth or seventeenth century, F. Spuhler, Die Orientteppiche im Museum für islamische Kunst, Berlin.

Or with the field of some (older) Seldjuk rugs, albeit with a fully different palette.

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Pierre
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