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Plate I.
CARPET
EB1911 Carpet - Fig. 1.—Linen covering, coloured wools.jpg EB1911 Carpet - Fig. 2.—Linen covering, dark-brown wool.jpg
Fig. 1.—PART OF A LINEN COVERING OVER-WROUGHT
WITH ORNAMENT IN LOOPS OF COLOURED WOOLS.

Egypto-Roman of the 3rd or 4th century A.D.
(Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington.)

Fig. 2.—PART OF A LINEN COVERING OVER-WROUGHT
WITH ORNAMENT IN LOOPS OF DARK-BROWN WOOL.

Egypto-Roman of the 3rd or 4th century A.D.
(Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington.)

EB1911 Carpet - Fig. 3.—Cut pile Turkish Carpet.jpg

Fig. 3.—CUT PILE TURKEY CARPET, 18th CENTURY, EXEMPLIFYING SUCH CHARACTERISTIC ANGULAR TREATMENT OF QUASI-BOTANICAL
FORMS AS IS USUALLY FOUND IN CARPETS AND RUGS MADE IN ASIA MINOR. FROM DESIGNS OF PERSIAN OR MOSIL ORIGIN.

(Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington.)