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Item Details

Americana, Paintings & Sporting Items

August 1, 2007 – August 3, 2007

Lot #1407
Temp #06410
DepartmentOriental Rugs
Sold For $3,000.00   (hammer price)
 $3,450.00   (price including buyer's premium)
Last Updated August 3, 2007

Description

ORIENTAL RUG: BIDJAR 7'6" x 11'9" Several rows of stylized trees and floral elements in red, pink, burgundy, blue and yellow divided by and separated in two places by rows of serpentine vines in green and red. Ivory field and traditional turtle border in red.

Condition

Wear to pile consistent with age exposes foundation randomly. Damages include a small patch @ 1" square on face with a (approx) 2" x 3" burlap patch adhered to reverse. Adhesive application slightly larger. Crease at one side edge. Side edges rebound, little loss of fringe. Foundation is dry. Must fold rather aggeressively to hear breakage. Bleeding of red and green dyes. Small evidence of recent moths and older evidence as well.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.
 

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