Another piece from this town that is interesting due to its colors: the classic Karapınar design rests on a white ground. While there are a number of comparable pieces with a dark brown tone, rugs such as this one are quite rare.
Published: Posth/Collected beauty, plate 43, p. 104;
Comparable pieces with a dark ground: Kreissl, R.: Vielfalt, Plate No. 30, text p. 141 Alantar, H., p. 85, text p. 84 and p. 86 (with details) Nagel, 22. Spezialauktion (May 7, 1994), No. 1122 Kirdök, No. H1709, p. 13
Year: 2nd half of the 19th century
Size: 170 x 110 cm