West Anatolia (Turkey), approx. 154 x 121 cm, circa 1800, on yellow wool warp with fine knotting, opposite the image direction, the piece is in a heavily stressed state of preservation with continuous low pile, several areas of repair and stitched tears, nevertheless the carpet is still collectable due to its rare white niche, old age and of good colour. (MA)
Lit.: Stefano Ionescu, Die Osmanischen Gebetsteppiche in Siebenbürgen; Angela Völker, Die orientalischen Knüpfteppiche im MAK;
Public Viewing: 25.04. - 02.05.2012 Category:Furniture
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