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Antique Oriental Agra Carpet
Catalog#: 40317
Artist: Not Available 
Category: Rugs & Tapestries
SubType: Rugs
Origin: India
Era: 19th Century
Height: 275 inches
Height Note: 22ft 11in
Width: 155 inches
Width Note: 15ft 11in
Price: $220,000
Antique Indian Agra rug, late nineteenth century - Four heart-shaped pairs of graceful vinescrolls structure the entire composition of this delightful antique Agra. Along with them are various shrubs and palmettes, some of them stylized in the shape of vases. The different colors - browns, golds, and purples - are all set off against an ocean of blue-green ground. The gold-ground border reverses the effect of the field, while an outer guard of blue green reprises the field in a beautifully calculated alternating play of hue and color.

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