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Michaelian Meshed Carpet (approximately 32 feet by 46 feet), Persia, circa 1900. Custom woven for the Union League Club in New York City, where it graced the club for decades until it was purchased in the 1950's by Frank Michaelian. Condition report available upon request. Woven over a century ago, the Michaelian-Union League Meshed represents a marvel of pre-industrial age artistry and craft. It measures 32 feet by 46 feet. The knot count is 189 knots per square inch (14 vertical/13.5 horizontal). The total number of knots in the carpet is approximately 40,932,000.


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The Michaelian Meshed Carpet, Persia: 32' x 46'

Estimate $20,000 - $30,000Mar 14, 2018
4700 Wissahickon Ave.
Suite 101
Philadelphia, PA 19144
United States
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