Antique 16th Century Cairene Rug 3222
Size: 8 ft 9 in x 16 ft 3 in (2.67 m x 4.95 m)Print
This magnificent, palatial Oriental carpet from Egypt was made in the Ottoman court workshops of Cairo almost five centuries ago.
Beautiful Early Antique Egyptian Cairene Rug, Country Of Origin: Egypt, Circa Date: 16th century – This magnificent, antique carpet , a 16th century Egyptian Cairene rug, was made in the Ottoman court workshops of Cairo almost five centuries ago. Yet the consummate grace and delicacy of its classic arabesque vine scroll design and the subtle beauty of its soft coloration still shine through. Although a museum quality piece, this antique 16th Century Cairene rug is in remarkable condition for its age which still renders it a usable decorative carpet for an appropriately grand setting with light traffic.