Vintage 16th Century Cairene Runner (size adjusted) BB3081

Vintage 16th Century Cairene Runner (size adjusted) Description:

A 16th century Cairene antique runner, the abrashed dusty rose field with stylized leaves and rosettes overall around a column of cusped medallions with crosses at each end and containing a floral branch within an ivory rosette border.

Woven in Egypt under imperial Ottoman Turkish rule, 'Cairene' rugs are among the rarest and most luxurious antique rugs. Although made for high-level Turkish patrons, the style of such Cairene carpets is strongly Persianized.

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Item No. BB3081
Circa: 16th century
Price: $ 28,000
Size: 3'0" × 13'1" (91 × 399 cm)
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Vintage 16th Century Cairene Runner (size adjusted) BB3081