Lot 4
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Circa 1930s
Approx. 7ft 3in x 5ft 5in (223.5 x 170.1 cms)
Wool pile on cotton foundation, natural dye

This carpet was woven in the jail of Amritsar. Carpet weaving was introduced by the Britsh as a means of reforming the inmates and also to fill their offices and residence with exotic trappings such as these.

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  Lot 4 of 70  

27-28 NOVEMBER 2012

Rs 80,000 - 1,20,000
$1,510 - 2,265

Winning Bid
Rs 96,000
(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


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