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C a r p e t s f r o m t h e p r i v at e c o l l e c t i o n

of
Late Mr. Sheel Chandra
& Maharajas’ of India
C a r p e t s f r o m t h e p r i v at e c o l l e c t i o n
of
Late Mr. Sheel Chandra
& Maharajas’ of India

The Carpet Cellar


Important Carpets from the Private
collection of Late. Mr. Sheel Chandra
& Maharajas’ of India

M
r. Sheel Chandra was one of India’s most respected collector and curator of carpets and
textiles. Known worldwide for his passion and appreciation for rare carpets and textiles,
he was esteemed for his ability to create, maintain, and share his love and knowledge
of carpets. Mr. Chandra founded the Carpet Cellar in 1975 in New Delhi, India and had
acquired the finest rugs from Maharajas ,Estates, private collections and museums across the world.
Amongst other accolades, Mr. Chandra was known for having the one of the largest private collection of
Persian carpets in India.
Carpets
Agra Jail
Palatial Carpet
17th - 18th Century

Circa 1920
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation Woollen pile
Size 15.1 x 10 Feet • 461 x 305 cms
Ref No. TCC-6036
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Agra Jail
Palatial Carpet
17th - 18th Century
Circa 1900
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation Woollen pile
Size 11.6 x 8.8 Feet • 359 x 268 cms
Ref No. 2288
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Pas h m i na K as h an
Superfine
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation Pashmina pile
Circa 1910
Size 17.3 x 12 Feet • 528 x 366 cms
Ref No. A-1657
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Ma h a r aja K as h m i r
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1910

Size 15.10 x 13 Feet • 485 x 397 cms


Ref No. CC-1625

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A g r a ja i l
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton Woollen foundation
Circa 1900
Size 11.9 x 11 Feet • 363 x 336 cms
Ref No. Cc-3072
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D A B EER K A S H A N
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1900
Size 15.6 x 10.8 Feet • 476 x 329 cms
Ref No. TCC-4551
K
ashan is a city in central Iran and is known differentiate between the regions of origin. The
for extremely fine weaves mainly in floral patterns can become larger or smaller over a
curvilinear designs. period of time depending on fashion and trends.

Each carpet is named after the city, town or Dabeer was a very eminent master carpet weaver
village that it is made in. Each city or village has who used to weave carpets for the Aristocracy and
a certain reputation for weaving carpets, some the Shah of Iran. Dabeer Kashans generally have a
are better than others. central medallion with four corners. However this
particular carpet is most unusual to have Garden
Each weaving centre has its own designs,
of Paradise design along with Tree of Life design
colours, styles of knotting and look. Each city
with lots of birds and animals with more than 35
uses different types of flowers that are possibly
colours.
indigenous to that region and one can hence

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The Center field is covered with meandering Blue is made out of indigo.
roses, which are not crowded, creating a lovely
Black is iron oxide.
balance and a soothing beauty. The mastery and
craftsmanship is such that they appear to be like a Yellow is derived from flowers and sometimes
painting giving a three dimensional effect. saffron.

It is an extraordinary play of creating a fascinating Pink is derived most probably from the rose
design between the positive and the negative madder plant. Madder is a creeper and they use
spaces creating harmony. The idea is to create a the flowers from it which gives a beautiful dusky
real life illusion of bringing your gardens indoors. English rose colors.

These are very rare to come across and were Dabeer Kashans are fairly thin in texture, and are
generally commissioned for the Shah of Iran that highly prized by Persians and collectors to be one
were custom made for his palaces or some were of the best collector`s pieces in the World and are
meant to be given by him as ‘gifts’ to visiting heads normally founds in Museums
of states and Aristocracy.
and are always appreciating in value and are
Rust is considered to be colour of Life and is considered to be a great investment for the future
generally derived out of a creeper called madder. generations to come.

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D A B EER K A S H A N
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1930
Size 15.1 x 10.3 Feet • 461 x 314 cms
Ref No. TCC-238

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D A B EER K A S H A N
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1920
Size 13.5 x 10.3 Feet • 412 x 314 cms
Ref No. A-17

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D A B EER K A S H A N G A R D E N OF
PA R A D I S E
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1920
Size 13.7 x 10.3 Feet • 418 x 315 cms
Ref No. TCC-2234
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HERIZ S ER A P I
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1920
Size 10.8 x 10 Feet • 329 x 305 cms
Ref No. TCC-6926
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I S FA H A N
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1920
Size 11.5 x 9 Feet • 351 x 275 cms
Ref No. TCC-4634

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Lav e r K i r m an
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1910
Size 16.2 x 9.10 Feet • 494 x 302 cms
Ref No. TCC-4985

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L AVER K ERM A N
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1930
Size 13 x 9.3 Feet • 397 x 284 cms
Ref No. TCC-3956
PA S HMI N A K A S H A N
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1930

Size 12.7 x 9 Feet • 387 x 275 cms


Ref No. TCC-8948

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L AVER K IRM A N T REE OF LIFE
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1920
Size 12.8 x 9 Feet • 391 x 275 cms
Ref No. TCC-4484
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M A H A R A J A K A S HMIR
A U B U S S IO N
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1890
Size 29.4 x 21.8 Feet • 897 x 665 cms
Ref No. CC1888
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M A H A R A J A K A S HMIR
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1910

Size 12.3 x 9.2 Feet • 375 x 281 cms


Ref No. TCC-4633

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M A N C HE S T ER K A S H A N
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1900
Size 18.2 x 12.4 Feet • 555 x 378 cms
Ref No. TCC-4150
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M A N C HE S T ER PA S HMI N A
KASHAN
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation Pashmina pile
Circa 1920
Size 17.2 x 10 Feet • 525 x 305 cms
Ref No. TCC-2567
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PA S HMI N A A MRI T S A R J A IL
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation Pashmina pile
Circa 1920
Size 16 x 10 Feet • 488 x 305 cms
Ref No. CC-9703

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PA S HMI N A K A S H A N
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation Pashmina pile
Circa 1900

Size 13 x 10.3 Feet • 396 x 314 cms


Ref No. TCC-1528

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PA S HMI N A K A S H A N
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation Pashmina pile
Circa 1920
Size 13.1 x 8.9 Feet • 418 x 271 cms
Ref No. TCC-2213
P ER S I A N D A B EER K A S H A N
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1920
Size 13.7 x 10.1 Feet • 418 x 308 cms
Ref No. TCC-4482
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P ER S I A N HERIZ S ER A P I
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1930
Size 11.1 x 9.7 Feet • 339 x 296 cms
Ref No. TCC-5494

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P ER S I A N J O S H A G A N
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1900
Size 17.3 x 12 Feet • 528 x 366 cms
Ref No. TCC-6629

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P ER S I A N L AVER K ERM A N
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1920
Size 12.1 x 8.9 Feet • 369 x 271 cms
Ref No. TCC-8388
T
The town of Kerman is in Eastern Iran, Laver Kerman carpets are mostly in floral designs.
and has always been one the best Many have rich central medallions, the motifs
known carpet weaving centres. Kerman of which are also used in the borders and in the
carpets are highly prized because of corners. On some of the larger Kerman carpets
their floral decorative quality and vivid colors. They there are animal designs or repeating patterns,
are made of fine, lustrous wool, coloured soft red, the smaller ones are often decorated with vase
green, blue, yellow and ivory normally. patterns or pictorial subjects.

The village of ‘Ravar’ situated twenty-five miles The success of the Kerman carpets is mainly
from Kerman is renowned for producing the most due to the skill of the pattern designers, called
beautiful floral carpets of high quality and design. "ustad". The result is that while all Kerman
These carpets are known as "Kerman Ravar". carpets have something in common, which

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distinguishes them from those of other areas, deeply depressed and the pile is particularly short
they are also made in a wide variety of designs. on finer Kermans.
Many of the finest rugs had elaborate all over or
The dyes are vegetable/natural dyed i.e they are
panel designs and many were adaptations from
extracted out of plants ,rocks minerals and some
various shawl patterns.
times even insects like laq and cochineal. These
In the Traditional Kermans, the foundation is are generally permanent and rarely fade.
always cotton and it differs from other Persian
Traditionally Kermans are found in deep maroons
city rugs in that there are three wefts after each
and blues.
row of knots, one of which is exceedingly thin.
The two tight wefts keep the warp separated These carpets, generally made for export or
on 2 different levels, while the third weft helps commissioned for the Shah`s, Maharaja`s and
to stabilize the fabric. Alternate warps are thus aristocracy of Europe.

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P ER S I A N L AVER K ERM A N
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1930
Size 15.9 x 9.6 Feet • 485 x 293 cms
Ref No. A-7
P ER S I A N L AVER K ERM A N
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1930

Size 11.8 x 8.8 Feet • 360 x 268 cms


Ref No. TCC-6022

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P ER S I A N L AVER K ERM A N
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1930
Size 16 x 11 Feet • 488 x 336 cms
Ref No. TCC-8623
P ER S I A N PA S HMI N A K A S H A N
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation Pashmina pile
Circa 1920
Size 14.3 x 9.2 Feet • 436 x 281cms
Ref No. TCC-5043
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P ER S I A N ZILLE - S U LTA N
L AVER K ERM A N
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1930
Size 11 x 8 Feet • 336 x 244 cms
Ref No. TCC-2717

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P ER S I A N ZILLE - S U LTA N
L AVER K ERM A N
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1930
Size 11 x 8 Feet • 336 x 244 cms
Ref No. TCC-2717

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P OMEGR A N AT E
SAMARKAND
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1930
Size 17 x 8.5 Feet • 519 x 259 cms
Ref No. CC-9941
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RO YA L K U R K K A S H A N
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed cotton foundation Woollen pile
Circa 1930
Size 9.9 x 7.9 Feet • 302 x 241 cms
Ref No. TCC-6847
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S ER A P I HERIZ
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1920
Size 13 x 9.3 Feet • 397 x 284 cms
Ref No. CC-9458

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l av e r K i r m an
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1930
Size 12.8 x 9 Feet • 390 x 275 cms
Ref No. Tcc-3440

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S a r o uk h
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation Pashmina pile
Circa 1920
Size 20 x 12 Feet • 610 x 366 cms
Ref No. Tcc-6002

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P e r s i an Tab r i z W o o l S i l k
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation wool & Silk pile
Circa 1940
Size 12.4 x 9.2 Feet • 378 x 281 cms
Ref No. Tcc-9782
T EHR A N T REE OF LIFE
Handknotted Vegetable or Natural Dyed, Cotton foundation woollen pile
Circa 1920
Size 12 x 8.8 Feet • 366 x 265 cms
Ref No. TCC-2212

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Kilims

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A F K ILIM
Circa 1950
Size 8.7 x 4.7 Feet • 265 x 143 cms
Ref No. TCC-8827

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A GR A C O T T O N J A IL D U RR Y
Circa 1920
Size 7.9 x 6.2 Feet • 241 x 189 cms
Ref No. CC5530
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A GR A J A IL C O T T O N D U RR Y
Circa 1910
Size 8 x 6 Feet • 244 x 183 cms
Ref No. CC-7811
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A GR A J A IL C O T T O N D U RR Y
Circa 1930
Size 15.2 x 10.2 Feet • 464 x 311 cms
Ref No. TCC-4156
B A S HEER K ILM
Circa 1940
Size 13 x 6.6 Feet • 397 x 201 cms
Ref No. 2776
s h a h savan S u m ak
Circa 1940
Size 4.5 x 4.9 Feet
Ref No. A-3460

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K A F Q A S H K ILM
Circa 1950
Size 13 x 5.3 Feet • 397 x 162 cms
Ref No. CC-6219
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K A Z A K K ILIM
Circa 1930
Size 9.5 x 4.3 Feet • 290 x131 cms
Ref No. CC9535
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K A Z A K S E N N EH K ILIM
Circa 1940
Size 10.2 x 6.7 Feet • 311 x 204 cms
Ref No. CC1701

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M A IM A N I K A F Q A S H K ILM
Circa 1950
Size 9.5 x 6.4 Feet • 290 x 195 cms
Ref No. CC-2318

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Veramin kilm
Circa 1950
Size 8.8 x 5 Feet • 268 x153 cms
Ref No. cc-6588
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Modern
Carpets

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Pa i s l e y B a m b o o S i l k
Size 12.8 x 9 Feet • 390 x 275 cms
Ref No. A-4224
A
rchitectural collection:-This collection breath, mind, meditation and mindfulness. The idea
epitomizes , the beauty and simplicity is to create a serene and calm interior.
of Modern design and Architecture.
We are creating these designs in a high and low
It has been inspired by architectural
technique, with a play of texture, in silk and wool.
greats like Tadao Ando, Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd
The silk shines and the wool part has a matted
Wright and Louis Kahn. The designs are cutting
feel creating a gorgeous texture in muted pastel
edge ,emphasizing nothingness and empty space
colours.
to represent the beauty of simplicity.
We are creating these designs with a play of texture Erased Luxe Collection:- The Erased Luxe
in silk and wool whilst the silk shines and the wool collection is inspired by centuries old designs from
part has a matted feel creating a gorgeous texture. Egypt like Mamluks from the 16th century, the
Safavids from 16-17th century Persia and even
Zen Collection:-The Zen collection is inspired from
modern artists and painters.
the Mahayana Buddhism school that originated
during the Tang dynasty in China. This collection The new generation that want something slightly
emphasizes an ultra-modern simplistic design in different from their previous ones ;yet they do not
subtle, muted colors to create a harmony between want to let go off their heritage and roots.

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We are creating these designs with a play of texture `Souf technique` of 16th century Kashan(Central

in silk and wool whilst the silk shines and the wool Persia).

part has a matted feel creating a gorgeous texture. Kilims:- Kilims are hand-woven and are made out

Souzani Collection:- The Souzani Collection of handspun wool woven by illiterate nomads who

reminds us of the world renowned embroidered make them for their own tents and not for resale

textiles, made in Uzbekistan in their oasis towns of generally .

Samarkand, Bukhara and Shakhr-E-Sabz. These The patterns are generally abstract with lots of colors
were hand-embroidered with a needle, sometimes & interesting geometric patterns typical of such kilims.
to showcase their future grooms to be ,their beauty,
skill and inner virtues of perseverance and patience. The designs are not symmetrical as they could be

We have created these using a high -low technique woven by different members of the family.

where the silk part is lifted up and the wool part These are also not made with a Naksha or a Graph
that is matted and creates an illusion of it being .The lines can be crooked and also each person
embroidered reminding us of the nearly extinct has different skill.

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e r as e d l u x
Size 11.9 x 8.9 Feet • 363 x 271 cms
Ref No. A-4281
A R C HI T E C T U R A L C OLLE T IO N
Size 9.10 x 6.7 Feet • 302 x 205 cms
Ref No. A-3762

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A R C HI T E C T U R A L C OLLE T IO N
Size 10.2 x 8.1 Feet • 311 x 247 cms
Ref No. A-4276

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E r as e d ba m b o o s i l k
Bamboo silk
Size 10.3 x 8 Feet • 312 x 245 cms
Ref No. A-4128
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ER A S E D L U X C OLLE C T IO N
Size 9 x 6 Feet • 275 x 183 cms
Ref No. A-4036
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ER A S E D L U X C OLLE C T IO N
Size 7.10 x 5.8 Feet • 241 x 177 cms
Ref No. A-4037

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ER A S E D L U X C OLLE C T IO N
Size 12.2 x 9 Feet • 372 x 275 cms
Ref No. A-4045

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ER A S E D L U X C OLLE C T IO N
Size 10.3 x 8 Feet • 314 x 244 cms
Ref No. A-4128
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ER A S E D L U X C OLLE C T IO N
Size 9.1 x 6 Feet • 276 x 183 cms
Ref No. A-4135
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ER A S E D L U XE C OLLE C T IO N
Size 8 x 5 Feet • 244 x 153 cms
Ref No. A-4146

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ER A S E D L U XE C OLLE C T IO N
Size 8.1 x 5 Feet • 247 x 153 cms
Ref No. A-4150

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ER A S E D L U XE C OLLE C T IO N
Size 9 x 6 Feet • 275 x 183 cms
Ref No. A-4353
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ER A S E D L U XE C OLLE C T IO N
Size 9 x 5.11 Feet • 275 x 183 cms
Ref No. A-4354
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ER A S E D L U XE C OLLE C T IO N
Size 11 x 7.11 Feet • 336 x 244 cms
Ref No. A-4368

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ER A S E D L U XE C OOLE C T IO N
Size 8.1 x 4.11 Feet • 247 x 153 cms
Ref No. A-4356

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E r as e d Lu x e W o o l S i l k
C o l l e ct i o n
Size 10.3 x 8 Feet • 313 x 244 cms
Ref No. A-4044
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E r as e d Lu x e W o o l S i l k
C o l l e ct i o n
Size 14.2 x 10.2 Feet • 432 x 310 cms
Ref No. A-4053
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G A R D E N OF P OMEGR A N AT E
Size 12 x 9 Feet • 366 x 275 cms
Ref No. A-4043

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I K AT C OLLE C T IO N
Size 11.2 x 7.11 • 342 x 244 cms
Ref No. A-4278

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I N D O PA Is l e y S IL K
Size 9.11 x 8 Feet • 305 x 244 cms
Ref No. A-4431
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I N D O W OOL S IL K
Size 6 x 4.4 Feet • 183 x 134 cms
Ref No. A-4241
G A R D E N OF P OMEGR A N AT E
Size 8.10 x 5.11 Feet • 272 x 183 cms
Ref No. A-4125

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QUM KAPI
Size 8.8 x 6.3 Feet • 265 x 192 cms
Ref No. A-3763

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S IL K O N S IL K
Size 8.10 x 6.2 Feet • 247 x 189 cms
Ref No. A-2076
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S O U Z A N I C OLLE C T IO N
Size 7.1 x 5 Feet • 217 x 153 cms
Ref No. A-4034
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S O U Z A N I C OLLE C T IO N
Size 13.10 x 10.1 Feet • 265 x 424 x 308 cms
Ref No. A-4050

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Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 165
S O U Z A N I C OLLE C T IO N
Size 11.10 x 9 Feet • 265 x 339 x 275 cms
Ref No. A-4282

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Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 167
S O U Z A N I C OLLE C T IO N
Size 11.8 x 9 Feet • 360 x 275 cms
Ref No. A-4283
Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 169
S O U Z A N I C OLLE C T IO N
Size 14.3 x 10.1 Feet • 436 x 308 cms
Ref No. A-4288
Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 171
S O U Z A N I C OLLE C T IO N
Size 15.2 x 12 Feet • 464 x 366 cms
Ref No. A-4292

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Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 173
S O U Z A N I W OOL S IL K
Size 6 x 3.11 Feet • 183 x 122 cms
Ref No. A-4246

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Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 175
Z e n C o l l e ct i o n
Size 11.11 x 9.1 Feet • 366 x 276 cms
Ref No. A-3004
Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 177
Z e n C o l l e ct i o n
Size 6.11 x 5 Feet • 214 x 153 cms
Ref No. A-4031
Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 179
ZE N C OLLE C T IO N
Size 10.1 x 8.1 Feet • 308 x 247 cms
Ref No. A-4041

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Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 181
ZE N C OLLE C T IO N
Size 9.4 x 6 Feet • 287 x 183 cms
Ref No. A-4143
Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 183
Z e n C o l l e ct i o n
Size 11 x 8 Feet • 336 x 244 cms
Ref No. A-4144
Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 185
ZE N C OLLE C T IO N
Size 9 x 5.11 Feet • 275 x 183 cms
Ref No. A-4365

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Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 187
ZE N C OLLE C T IO N
Size 8.11 x 5.11 Feet • 275 x 183 cms
Ref No. A-4366

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Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 189
A R C HI T E C T U R A L C OLLE C T IO N
Size 9.9 x 7.10 Feet
Ref No. A-4885
Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 191
A R C HI T E C T U R A L C OLLE C T IO N
Size 9.10 x 7.11 Feet
Ref No. A-4886
Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 193
ER A S E D L U XE B . S IL K
C OLLE C T IO N
Size 8.1 x 5 Feet
Ref No. A-4507

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Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 195
ER A S E D L U XE C OLLE C T IO N
Size 5.10 x 3.11 Feet
Ref No. A-4745

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Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 197
ER A S E D L U XE C OLLE C T IO N
Size 7.4 x 5.5 Feet
Ref No. A-4748
Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 199
ER A S E D L U XE C OLLE C T IO N
Size 8.11 x 5.11 Feet
Ref No. A-4779
ER A S E D L U XE C OLLE C T IO N
Size 9.1 x 5.11 Feet
Ref No. A-4781

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Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 203
ER A S E D L U XE C OLLE C T IO N
Size 10.5 x 7.10 Feet
Ref No. A-4889

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Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 205
ER A S E D L U XE C OLLE C T IO N
Size 12.2 x 9.3 Feet
Ref No. A-4902

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Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 207
ER A S E D L U XE C OLLE C T IO N
Size 9.11 x 8.2 Feet
Ref No. A-4905
Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 209
I N D O J A ME W A R K A N I
Size 6.5 x 4.2 Feet
Ref No. A-4240

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Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 211
I N D O J A ME W A R K A N I
Size 6 x 4.4 Feet
Ref No. A-4241

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Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 213
INDO KANI
Size 10.1 x 7.10 Feet
Ref No. A-4652
Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 215
ER A S E D L U XE C OLLE C T IO N
Size 10.2 x 8.2 Feet
Ref No. A-4662
Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 217
S O U Z A N I C OLLE C T IO N
Size 11.10 x 9 Feet
Ref No. A-4282

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Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 219
S O U Z A N I C OLLE C T IO N
Size 15.2 x 12 Feet
Ref No. A-4292

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Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 221
S O U Z A N I C OLLE C T IO N
Size 6.1 x 4.1 Feet
Ref No. A-4599
Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 223
ER A S E D L U XE C OLLE C T IO N
Size 6.2 x 4.3 Feet
Ref No. A-4603
Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 225
S O U Z A N I C OLLE C T IO N
Size 9.1 x 6.4 Feet
Ref No. A-4649

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Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 227
S O U Z A N I C OLLE C T IO N
Size 5.11 x 4.4 Feet
Ref No. A-4847

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Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 229
S O U Z A N I C OLLE C T IO N
Size 5.11 x 4.2 Feet
Ref No. A-4867
Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 231
ER A S E D L U XE C OLLE C T IO N
Size 7.10 x 5.7 Feet
Ref No. A-4872
Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 233
S O U Z A N I C OLLE C T IO N
Size 14.7 x 10 Feet
Ref No. A-4912

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Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 235
S O U Z A N I C OLLE C T IO N -
T REE OF LIFE
Size 7.10 x 5.8 Feet
Ref No. A-4637

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Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 237
S O U Z A N I J A ME W A R
C OLLE C T IO N
Size 5.10 x 4 Feet
Ref No. A-4853
Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 239
ZE N C OLLE C T IO N
Size 13.4 x 9.1 Feet
Ref No. A-4290
Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 241
ZE N C OLLE C T IO N
Size 7.1 x 5.3 Feet
Ref No. A-4257

242 The Carpet Cellar


Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 243
ZE N C OLLE C T IO N
Size 6.1 x 4 Feet
Ref No. A-4618

244 The Carpet Cellar


Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 245
ZE N C OLLE C T IO N
Size 10.3 x 8 Feet
Ref No. A-4666
Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 247
ZE N C OLLE C T IO N
Size 11.9 x 9 Feet
Ref No. A-4669
Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 249
ZE N C OLLE C T IO N
Size 10.11 x 8 Feet
Ref No. A-4795

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Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 251
ZE N C OLLE C T IO N
Size 10.1 x 8 Feet
Ref No. A-4900

252 The Carpet Cellar


Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 253
ZE N C OLLE C T IO N
Size 12 x 9.1 Feet
Ref No. A-4901
Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 255
ZE N C OLLE C T IO N D U RR Y
Size 8.3 x 5 Feet
Ref No. A-4522
Carpets from the private collection of late Mr. Sheel Chandra & Maharajas’ of India 257
The Carpet Cellar
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