West Anatolia (Turkey), approx. 214 x 137 cm, made last third of the 19th century, luxurious tapestry with transverse warp, the wide main border with calligraphic inscriptions, the field woven with the fountain house of Sultan Ahmed III which is located in front of the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, very good pile condition with an area of repair on the left dome of the "Cesme", Shirazi supplemented, both ends reduced, some light tears on the long borders, all corners damaged, fringe entirely lost. (MA)
Lit.: Carl Meyer-Pünther, der Orientteppich in Geschichte, Zürich 1917;
Public Viewing: 25.04. - 02.05.2012 Category:Furniture
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