Niche or prayer mat
Restitution status: Dubiousness is still to be clarified
Categories: Arts and crafts / Further kinds of arts and crafts
H.I. 30.098 / T 09240
With Ghiordes border, with purple brown niche, tree of life with three riders before rosettes and three tulips, main strip of the border: pointed leaves in fours and tile pattern, wool, Asia Minor, mid 19th century
Further kinds of material
1st half of the 19th Century, 2nd half of the 19th Century
Former owner according to museum / collection
Former owner unknown
Acquisition from the art market/antique shop
Provenance according to museum / collection
April 15, 1943, acquired from Auction House Weinmüller, Vienna
Art Restitution Advisory Board
The questionable nature of the provenance of the art or cultural object is being or has been examined by the museum/the collection/the Commission for Provenance Research. So far, the case has not been dealt with by the Art Restitution Advisory Board.
No recommendation has been issued yet.
Federal Ministry for Arts, Culture, Civil Service and Sport
No decision has been reached so far.
The art or cultural object is kept in the museum/in the collection.
Up till now no previous owner of the object can yet be reported. Through publicity, provenance research at the MAK hopes for further information.
© Art restitution National Fund of the Republic Austria for Victims of National Socialism