ANTIQUE TEXTILE ART III
A Collection of Oriental and European Carpets and Textiles
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22. 
Agra Carpet
Northwest India
Circa 1870
322 x 216 cm (107 x 71)


Notes: Asymmetrically knotted wool pile on a cotton foundation
A refined ivory background Agra carpet of rare format, this beautiful weaving is decorated by an allover pattern of flowers and palmettes and framed by a dark brown stylised vinery border. The quintessential elegance of these Indian weavings has always placed them at the pinnacle of the decorative carpet market, being ideally suited to sophisticated antique interiors.

 



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