Material Culture: Fine Carpets, Textiles & Ethnographic Arts 19 September

Category: Auctions

Material Culture will hold their auction ‘Fine Carpets, Textiles & Ethnographic Arts’ on Friday 19 September 2014 at 10 am in Philadelphia. The public preview exhibition is open Wednesday-Thursday 17-18 September daily from 11 am to 5 pm. The auction includes 400+ lots of oriental carpets, textiles and ethnographic and decorative arts.

According to Material Culture carpet highlights include a 19th century Turkish Oushak carpet (22′ x 25′), and a collection of 54 antique and vintage Moroccan carpets, including many white ground Beni Ouraine carpets.  Collectors of Chinese and Tibetan rugs and textiles will find a broad range of 17th to early 20th century items.

Lot 302, a 19th century Palace-Size Oushak carpet 22' x 25'
Lot 302, a 19th century Palace-Size Oushak carpet 22′ x 25′

Their catalogue for this auction can be found online at

Location and more information: Material Culture, 4700 Wissahickon Ave., Suite 101, Philadelphia, PA 19144, United States

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