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Kössl at Schloss Laxenburg

Schloss Laxenburg, just a few kilometres from the heart of the city of Vienna, was once the summer residence of the Habsburg Empress Elizabeth (1837-1898), better known as Sissi. From 9 to 17 April 2016, the castle will be an atmospheric venue for a special selling presentation of high quality antique collector carpets and kilims that also includes more than a hundred Caucasian, Turkmen, Turkish, Shahsavan, Persian and Kurdish smaller format rugs, prayer rugs, tent- and saddle-bags, horse and camel trappings. Under the rubric ‘Nomad Rug Art in Small Sizes’ the event is organised by Peter Kössl of Kössl Kunst & Teppich, who is well known locally for his galleries in Vienna and Ried im Innkreis. The rugs on show come from his own and other Austrian private collections.

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Mujur prayer rug, west Anatolia, ca. 1800. 120 x 146 cm. Kössl at Schloss Laxenburg

 

 

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