Origin: rare and exceptional Kum Kapu Soof relief (Asia Minor Turkey). Unique piece of museum quality
Signatures: two signatures, top Hagop in Armenian (The famous artist Hagop Kapulian) and bottom, the signature of Zareh Benjamian, figures 39. The meeting of the two famous Kum Kapu artists
Kum Kapu: desert door in Turkish.
Age: around 1890.
Dimensions: 180 x 130 cm
Density: about 8,000 to 9,000 knots at dm2
Technical characteristics: wool, silk and metal. Observations: good general condition, carpet very sought after. Description: Parma field decorated with wild animals reminiscent of Persian miniatures and decor of "Terrestrial Paradise" animal and trees of life surrounded by a snake Beautiful plant vegetation polychrome fries, volatile and clouds. Prussian blue with seedlings and small rosettes of starry flowers or starfish framed by birds Bibliography Rugs and carpets of the world L Bennett edition pages 212, 213, 214. 215. Splendor of the carpet of Orient of A. Birminann, pages 2, 107, 207.
JonThompson, Tapisd 'Orient, Chene editions, 1989 pages 150, 151.