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Rare Vanderbilt Carpet to be Auctioned Off at Christie’s

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LONDON–Next month, Christie’s will offer a rare Millefleur “star-lattice” carpet that was once owned by American industrialist Cornelius Vanderbilt II and remained in his family for more than a century. It’s one of 12 Millefleur carpets that date from late 17th to early 18th century Mughal India. It is expected to sell for between $2.5-3.1More »