Lot 84
  • 84

A rare Kum Kapi silk and metal-thread brocaded rug, Northwest Anatolia

80,000 - 120,000 GBP
175,000 GBP
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with polychrome silk (salmon, lime green, dark indigo, sky blue, dark taupe, dark brown, pale pink, cream) and silver metal thread brocading; very rare depiction of animals and birds within the brocaded areas including: elephants, doves, dogs, cockerels, parrots and ducks, the creatures in the pile include qilins, stags, dragons, lions, winged deer, leopards, and lions in combat with bulls, 'Face' signatures appear twice in the field

Knot count: 14V/cm; 15H/cm.

Polychrome silk fringes