Very big DDR carpet with portraits of Lenin, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Made in sandcolored background and red flags on the sides, The brown main border is decorated with the state coat of arms of the DDR, the red star and hammer and sickle. At the top there are loops for wall mounting.
Most of the DDR carpets was made in the DDR but some were made in Turkey and shipped to the DDR. Like this one. This unusually big carpet was probably hung in government buildings.
The carpet is in perfect condition with no damages and was bought in the 70’s and taken to the Netherlands. And afer 40 years now for sale.
It is been known that another version of this carpet the heads are looking the other way (left). This carpet the heads are looking right and is more rarer.