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Aubussons, Axminsters, Savonneries, Tapestries, Persian carpets and more at Metropolitan Carpet Gallery



Admiral Carpets



Carpets of 15 Century Spain with armorial bearings of the hereditary admiral of Castile.  Many of these carpets bear the arms of the Enriquez family.  The field is a lattice of octagons constraining geometricized blossoms, with a few containing geometricized birds or animals.  Heraldic shields are arranged on this foeld.  These rugs are all wool with the Spanish knot.