19th Century Crab Design Red, Orange, Beige and Blue Handwoven Wool Carpet BB4185 14'4" × 19'2" $70,000
An early 19th century Turkish Oushak rug carpet, the caramel field with a bold design of stepped enlarged lozenges separated by red bands with blue hooked tendrils, each lozenge containing blue and orange angular floral motifs within a narrow camel floral motif border between reciprocal stripes.
A specialist rug dealer in oriental and western rugs and Turkish carpets, Doris Leslie Blau’s impressive collection of antique rugs include rare Turkish, Persian and Indian masterpieces, many of which date back to the Medieval Age. Some of these rugs are so rare that no more than a few exist in the entire world.
19th Century Crab Design Red, Orange, Beige and Blue Handwoven Wool Carpet BB4185