Another splinter group of the ‘Red
Ground Floral’ type without medallions is best represented
by Plate Twenty One. The animal pantomime is gone, with the
exception of the paired ubiquitous birds, but it has the same
density of design shared by all members of the ‘Heart’
The carpet is less ambitious than
the Emperor's carpets and it has been cut, distorting its proportions.
Some people find it overloaded in all respects but the color
photo here hardly does it justice.
Known now as the Sangiorgi carpet,
it was once displayed for a while in the Victoria and Albert
Museum in London, England. Regrettably since then it has disappeared
from view and its whereabouts are now unknown.