38 inch by 60 inch silk Turkish rug purchased in Istanbul during the summer of 1997
No previous owner
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Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
A vintage Turkish Bidjar style finely hand-loomed silk carpet
mid 20th Century
In a multicolored palette with lush stylized foliate decoration throughout centering an multi-sided central medallion on a cream ground, green and pink-ground spandrels (corners), pink and navy borders and cream selvedges (fringe trim). Calligraphic signature at one corner.
38 by 60 inches
CONDITION: appears to be in excellent condition
PROVENANCE: acquired in Turkey in 1997
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