Carpet

Wool (warp, weft and pile); asymmetrically knotted pile | 165.1cm | 17th century

Unknown Artist

The scalloped horseshoe arch and overall floral field are characteristic of a small group of Ottoman rugs. Some, with all-wool construction, are thought to come from Cairo, a well-established rug-weaving center when it was conquered by the Ottomans i...
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