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TURKISH KILIM. A large and bold floral example from the north coast of Anatolia on the Black Sea. It is from the region of Karabag and this is the only region of Turkey which weaves floral designs in kilims. The major text book called "Kilim - The Complete Guide" has information on this region on page 127. Reference 3549. Size 300 x 208 cms., or 10ft. x 6ft. 10 inches. Euros 425.
CLOSE UP of the unique floral design in Karabag kilim.
OLD LARGE VERAMIN KILIM: This town lies to the south west of Tehran and is a gathering point for pieces from the town itself as well as nearby Lurs, Kurds and Shah Savan weavers. Bold designs are frequently used in the centre panels and colours are strong shades. The kilims and history of Veramin are described in the major textbook "Kilims -- The Complete Guide" from page 230. The condition is impeccable. Reference 3551. Size 350 150 cms., or 11ft. 6 inches x 5ft. Euros 450.
CLOSE UP OF A LARGE TRIANGULAR GARDEN in the centre of which a fir tree grows. The small scattered motifs represent beating combs, chickens and smaller saplings.
MEXICAN FLAT WOVEN RUG. We could not resist this piece. It is woven with soft undyed wools and was probably used as a blanket or bed covering. The foundation is very fine cotton. Designs are based on nature -- with portrayals of fish, and some caligraphy. Use as a throw over a bench, a table cover, the back of your favourate chair or a wall hanging. Reference 3556. Size 146 x 96 cms., or 58 x 38 inches. Euros 65.
CLOSE UP of fish and sea birds hoping for their share of the catch.