A fine silk and metal thread Turkish rug possibly Tossounian, 6 ft 10 in x 4 ft 4 in (208 x 132 cm)

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Lot 62
A fine silk and metal thread Turkish rug
possibly Tossounian, 6 ft 10 in x 4 ft 4 in (208 x 132 cm)

Sold for £ 3,346 (US$ 4,598) inc. premium
A fine silk and metal thread Turkish rug
possibly Tossounian,
the hazlenut field with flowering vines and zoomorphic motifs centred by two floral medallions framed by palmette borders
6 ft 10 in x 4 ft 4 in (208 x 132 cm)

Footnotes

  • The design of this rug is based on the V & A's famous 'Chelsea carpet'. It was so-called because it was purchased from the Kings road in London.
    Silk rugs from the Tossounian workshop have a distinctive narrow red and ivory kilim strip at each end.
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