£25.8 million or £99?
BOTH are about 6ft by 8ft and richly patterned in red. However, one is a 360-year-old Persian rug with an impeccable provenance that broke all records at auction, fetching £25.8 million. The other costs a mere £99 from IKEA. ‘I rather like the IKEA one,’ says Allum. ‘And I think it might be safer to vacuum.’