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Are you interested in this item?This item is up for auction at Catawiki. Please click on "respond to advert" (orange button) to get redirected to the Catawiki website. Catawiki’s goal is to make special objects universally available. Our weekly auctions feature thousands of unusual, rare, and exceptional objects you won’t find in just any store. Gorgeous hand-knotted signed Turkish Istanbul silk rug, silk on silk, vegetable dyes. It is in excellent condition like new (always hanged on the wall). 650,000 to 750,000 knots/m²– collector's item. With certificate. please look at the pictures.Let the photos convince you. • Item number: 01986• exported from Turkey before jan. 2015 • Knot density is 650,000 to 750,000 knots/m²• Country of Origin: Turkey • Size: approx 93 cm x 61 cm (excluding fringes) • Pile: 100% Silk • Chain: Silk • Condition: Perfect condition, like new (always hanged on the wall) • Quality: Very high quality • Processing: Guaranteed Handmade With certificate of authenticity One of the most famous pure silk carpets in the world are produced in the town of Istanbul. Due to the unbelievably thin nature of the silk fiber being used, weavers tie exceptionally high number of knots, thus creating more detailed, magnificent carpets. It is also not uncommon for metallic threads to be woven into the pile which only can be done by expert weavers. The sheer beauty and unbelievably strong raw material of these rugs, enables them to be used both on the floor or as a wall hanging. Istanbul rugs are to last generations and is not only a rug but truly a work of art. 22835881

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