the caramel ground piled in camel hair, with chequered abrash, and unusually woven with 'lazy' lines visible on the reverse
For an introduction to The Abdi Roubeni Collection of pieces in this sale, see lot 116.
Other lots in the sale from the collection are: Lots 74, 116-126 & 145-156.
M. Bamdad, Dictionary of National Biography of Iran, 1700-1900, 1966, pp.387-425
J. Calmard, Encyclopaedia Iranica (see http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/atabak-e-azam).
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