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Details & Cataloguing

Howard Hodgkin, Portrait of the Artist

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Joshugan, North Persia
SHRUB CARPET
cut and reduced in length
wool, pile
approximately 289 by 229cm., 7ft 6in by 9ft 6in.
first half 19th century
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Catalogue Note

The design of this carpet derives from 17th century Khorassan shrub carpets, Northeast Persia. A stylistically similar example of this group to the offered lot is shown in Klose. C., 'Khorasan Shrub Carpets' Hali, November/December 2002, p. 79, pl. 5. 

Howard Hodgkin, Portrait of the Artist

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London