Lot 63: Khotan
24 October 2016
Vienna, Vienna, AustriaLive Auction
Description: 19th century East Turkestan, wool on wool The pattern of the small carpet consists of beautiful, mostly flower, ornaments, which are very rare. The inner field pattern lies on a very beautiful radiant terracotta-red ground. The border contains a pattern from Central Asia, which is interpreted as mountain and water. In the literature such small pieces from Central Asia are rare. East Turkestan, wool on wool 48 x 31,5 inch condition 5, complaints by dirt, stains, worn-out areas, moth damage, cracks, holes, restored areas or mechanical damages which would make a repair and cleaning necessary. Inspection necessary. Utility value in this condition is severely limited.