A NEW LOOK AT SOME ANCIENT CARPET FRAGMENTS

Figure Captions

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fig.38 The reciprocal animal revealed by reversing the figure-ground in Plate Twelve

fig.39 Detail of the dragon/phoenix rug from the Statliche Museum in Berlin; “Historical Turkish Carpets”; Serare Yetkin; color plate 22


fig.40 Perhaps the earliest version of an animal rug with surrounding medallion; “Historical Turkish Carpets”; Serare Yetkin; pg. 32; ill.4


fig.41 Detail of figure 40 showing boxes similar to those found on Plate Twelve


fig.42 Detail of a recently discovered animal rug with four large quadrupeds without surrounding medallions


fig.43 Detail of figure 42 showing the hooked device that may be linked to the wing usually included with these animal representations