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Tag: Turkish Rugs

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    Eclectic Variety Auction

    Rugs have been woven in Turkey since the 13th century, following the arrival of nomadic tribes from Central Asia. Turkish carpets were highly influenced by the Greeks, who dominated carpet manufacturing at that time. The carpets often employ geometrical motifs and are made of wool, cotton, and silk. They are…

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    Indian artist B. Prabha was known for her elongated figures of rural women, each painting executed in a single dominant color. Inspired by Amrita Sher-Gil, she entered the art world at a time when India had few women artists. Working mainly in oil, she was one of the most prolific…

    Mario Miguel Mollari (Argentine, 1930-2010) Oil Painting
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    Oriental Rugs from American Estates

    The Oriental Rugs from American Estates auction, offered by Material Culture, is a collection of textile works made up almost entirely of rugs. Though, there are a few other unusual textile items of note in the sale. Among the most valuable pieces up for bid is an antique silk dragon…